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erbium

 (Er) [er´be-um]
a chemical element, atomic number 68, atomic weight 167.26. (See Appendix 6.)
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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]
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

er·bi·um

(Er) (ĕr'bē-ŭm)
A rare earth element.
[from Ytterby, a village in Sweden]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Lembrikov, "All-Optical AGC of EDFA based on SOA", IEEE J Quantum Electron., vol.
The main difference between the SOA and EDFA amplifiers is the active area where the gain generation happens.
System components Downstream BBS power [dBm] 0 CO insertion loss [dB] 3.75 25 Km fiber loss [dB] 6.25 2: 64 OCP insertion loss [dB] 18 Insertion loss [dB] 4.75 Total losses -32.75 EDFA gain [dB] 25 Received power [dB] -7.75 Receiver sensitivity [dBm] -24 Table 5: Components description, connection availability, and cost [11,12].
of channels and for a particular power level (in dBm) of laser diode and EDFA. This bit error rate analysis is for short/medium transmission distance (<12Km).The dynamic noise for CW laser is 3dB.
The 1557 nm CW laser diode output is modulated to a pulse stream and then amplified using an EDFA. An optical filter, [FLT.sub.0], with the FWHM) of 7 nm is used to suppress the noise of the EDFA.
(450) The bonds issued by the EDFA can be either =able or tax-exempt.
In addition, the product contains built-in passive optical filters (Mux/DeMux) and two EDFA boosters, enabling point-to-point, linear add and drop and ring topologies in both transponder and regenerator modes.
Onetta designs and manufactures intelligent erbium-doped fibre amplifiers (EDFA) for current and next-generation optical communication networks.
The FA4517S EDFA allows amplification of optical broadcast and narrowcast signals, as needed, for extending reach or overcoming passive losses associated with splitting and combining of optical signals.
The Infant and Dietetic Foods Association (EDFA), which represents baby food manufacturers,said in a statement: ``All infant formulas, liquid and powdered,are produced under stringent hygienic conditions, and comply with strict international microbiological specifications.''
Breakthroughs like the erbium-doped fiber amplifier (EDFA), and wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) technologies drove much of that innovation.