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erbium

 (Er) [er´be-um]
a chemical element, atomic number 68, atomic weight 167.26. (See Appendix 6.)

er·bi·um (Er),

(er'bē-ŭm),
A rare earth (lanthanide) element, atomic no. 68, atomic wt. 167.26.
[from Ytterby, a village in Sweden]

erbium

/er·bi·um/ (Er) (er´be-um) chemical element (see Table of Elements ), at. no. 68.

erbium (Er)

[ur′bē·əm]
Etymology: Ytterby, Sweden
a metallic rare earth element. Its atomic number is 68; its atomic mass is 167.26.

er·bi·um

(Er) (ĕr'bē-ŭm)
A rare earth (lanthanide) element, atomic no. 68, atomic wt. 167.26.
[from Ytterby, a village in Sweden]

er·bi·um

(Er) (ĕr'bē-ŭm)
A rare earth element.
[from Ytterby, a village in Sweden]

erbium (Er)

(ur´bēəm),
n a rare earth, metallic element with an atomic number of 68 and an atomic weight of 167.26.

erbium

a chemical element, atomic number 68, atomic weight 167.26, symbol Er. See Table 6.
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Kinoshita, "Analysis and control of transient dynamics of EDFA pumped by 1480 and 980 nm lasers", J Lightwave Technol.
For this purpose experimental EDFA scheme was built.
Birk "Performance comparison of an 80-Km-per-span EDFA system and a 160-Km hut skipped all-Raman sytem over standard single-mode fiber", J.
The introduction of high density EDFA modules and the expansion of RED-C's exclusive Hybrid Raman-EDFA product line further emphasize RED-C's commitment to excellence and technology leadership.
The digital remotely pumped amplifier application is derived from preamplification, where there is a minimum value for the EDFA gain to reach a floor in receiver sensitivity.
The module operation and interface are similar to those of a traditional variable gain EDFA, and therefore requires no special system adaptations.
The introduction of integrated EDFA increases the dynamic range to 20dB.
Yossi Boker, RED-C President & CEO commented: "the compact VG EDFA is another building block in RED-C's comprehensive amplification portfolio, aimed to equip our customers with the best and most diversified amplification tools.
The WaveSmart PowerNode 1550 EDFA is currently available for shipment.
RED-C), a leading provider of EDFAs, Raman amplifiers and optical monitoring devices for all optical network applications, today announced the launch of its UltraSpan Inline Amplifier, which is designed to support long links that require inline amplification.
Yossi Boker, RED-C President & CEO commented: "Leveraging RED-C's proven expertise with EDFA and Raman technology, RED-C now offers the most comprehensive portfolio for addressing ultra long spans, one of the most demanding challenges for network designers today.
Today a single EDFA can amplify up to ten terabits per second of digital information, enough for nearly a million high-definition television channels.