nonlinear fiber amplifier

nonlinear fiber amplifier

[‚nän¦lin·ē·ər ‚fī·bər ′am·plə‚fī·ər]
(communications)
An optical amplifier in which nonlinear interactions (stimulated Raman and Brillouin scattering and four-wave mixing) between pump light and the signal cause transfer of power to the signal, resulting in fiber gain.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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