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WDM transmission systems based on SOAs and alternative modulation formats
Author(s): E. Ciaramella; G. Contestabile; A. D'Errico; R. Proietti
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Paper Abstract

Using POLSK (POLarization Shift Keying) and DPSK (Differential Phase Shift Keying) formats we fully exploit Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers (SOAs) for signal amplification in practical WDM Nx10 Gbit/s systems. Record transmission experiments are presented, thus making SOAs a competitive amplification alternative in metro and extended-metro networks.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 November 2008
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7136, Optical Transmission, Switching, and Subsystems VI, 71362P (11 November 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.806480
Show Author Affiliations
E. Ciaramella, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna (Italy)
G. Contestabile, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna (Italy)
A. D'Errico, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna (Italy)
R. Proietti, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7136:
Optical Transmission, Switching, and Subsystems VI
Ken-ichi Kitayama; Pierpaolo C. Ghiggino; Kim Roberts; Yikai Su, Editor(s)

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