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Experimental study of the temperature effect on the polarization state of MQW semiconductor optical amplifier
Author(s): Shyh-Lin Tsao; YuLong Shen
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, we analyze the polarization variation of semiconductor optical amplifier (SOA) induced by temperature variation. This work is motivated by the requirement of high-speed optical signal transmission in fiber communication networks with using SQAs. Experimental polarization Stokes parameters are measured. The degree of polarization shows monotonically decreasing with temperature increasing. The temperature variation of SOA is monitored between 14 degree(s)C to 33 degree(s)C. Our work is helpful for measuring the temperature effect on polarization of SOAs for application in optical communication systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 July 2000
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4078, Optoelectronic Materials and Devices II, (11 July 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.392169
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Shyh-Lin Tsao, Yuan Ze Univ. (Taiwan)
YuLong Shen, Yuan Ze Univ. (Taiwan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4078:
Optoelectronic Materials and Devices II
Yan-Kuin Su; Pallab Bhattacharya, Editor(s)

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