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Suppression of chromatic dispersion effects using SOA in analog optical transmission link
Author(s): Hyun-Do Jung; Sang-Yoon Lee; Sang-Kook Han
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Paper Abstract

We present an improvement of an analog optical transmission performance by reducing both the nonlinearity and the periodic RF carrier suppression. The proposed technique takes advantage of the gain saturation characteristic of semiconductor optical amplifier (SOA) to reduce the intrinsic nonlinearity of electroabsorption-modulated laser (EML) and the negative chirp characteristic of SOA and EML to expand the transmission length and operating frequency. Furthermore, RF signal gain was also obtained through optical signal amplification.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 December 2002
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4871, Semiconductor Lasers and Optical Amplifiers for Lightwave Communication Systems, (4 December 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.455578
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Hyun-Do Jung, Yonsei Univ. (South Korea)
Sang-Yoon Lee, Yonsei Univ. (South Korea)
Sang-Kook Han, Yonsei Univ. (South Korea)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4871:
Semiconductor Lasers and Optical Amplifiers for Lightwave Communication Systems
Richard P. Mirin; Carmen S. Menoni, Editor(s)

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