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Influence of pattern effect and ASE on SLALOM as OTDM demultiplexer
Author(s): Jianfeng Zhang; Minyan Yao; Yizhi Gao
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Paper Abstract

The power penalty of semiconductor laser diode in a loop mirror (SLALOM) as OTDM optical demultiplexer is numerically assessed in this paper. The calculation shows that the degradation of SLALOM performance is greatly related to amplified spontaneous emission (ASE) of SLA and pattern effect due to SLA's slow recovery time. The operating condition of SLA is discussed to improve the demultiplexer’s performance.

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Date Published: 6 August 1998
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 3552, Fiber Optic Components and Optical Communication II, (6 August 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.318003
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Jianfeng Zhang, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Minyan Yao, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Yizhi Gao, Tsinghua Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3552:
Fiber Optic Components and Optical Communication II
Shuisheng Jian; Franklin F. Tong; Reinhard Maerz, Editor(s)

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