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Linear semiconductor optical amplifiers for Metro DWDM networks
Author(s): K. J. Kasunic
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Paper Abstract

The interest in linear amplifiers for metro DWDM networks has resulted in a number of products, including erbium-doped fiber amplifiers, erbium-doped waveguide amplifiers, and gain-clamped semiconductor optical amplifiers (SOAs). An alternative approach is to use a conventional SOA in the unsaturated regime. This paper describes some of the design tradeoffs inherent in such an approach; crosstalk and chirp measurements for two different quantum-well designs are also presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 August 2017
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 10313, Opto-Canada: SPIE Regional Meeting on Optoelectronics, Photonics, and Imaging, 103131O (29 August 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2283856
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K. J. Kasunic, Nortel Networks Corp. (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10313:
Opto-Canada: SPIE Regional Meeting on Optoelectronics, Photonics, and Imaging
John C. Armitage, Editor(s)

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