Exercise 1: Explain the following terms:
- Optical-to-Electrical-to-Optical (OEO) conversions.
- Gain Bandwidth.
- Raman Scattering.
- Pump Wavelength.
- Booster, in-line and preamplifier.
Exercise 2: Explain the basic of operating principles, with schematics,behind:
- Semiconductor Optical Amplifier (SOA);
- Raman Amplifiers (RA);
- Erbium Doped Fiber Amplifier (EDFA)
Exercise 3: Compare the strength and drawbacks between the above amplifiers.