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Optimal conditions for high-speed all-optical SOA-based wavelength shifting
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Paper Abstract

We analyze the system performance of gain-saturated SOA-based all-optical wavelength shifting with respect to its dynamic characteristics. When considering the risetime, contrast ratio and intersymbol interference, we find that there exists an optimal probe power and wavelength for high-speed wavelength shifting which reduces the power penalty by 3 dB. The minimum power penalties for the data rates of 10 Gb/s and 20 Gb/s are 2.5 dB and 5 dB, respectively.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 March 1995
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2402, Components for Wavelength Division Multiplexing, (23 March 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.205274
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W. Shieh, Univ. of Southern California (United States)
Alan Eli Willner, Univ. of Southern California (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2402:
Components for Wavelength Division Multiplexing
Emil S. Koteles, Editor(s)

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