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Impact and improvement of power balance on optical beamforming networks
Author(s): Xi Wu; Xiaoping Zheng; He Wen; Hanyi Zhang
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Paper Abstract

The inconsistency of device performance leads to the power imbalance among all channels on optical beamforming networks. The impact of power imbalance is analyzed and an improvement scheme is presented in this paper. Both experiment and simulation results prove the power imbalance seriously impairs the system functions and a suitable power-balanced element can improve the whole system performance remarkably.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 2009
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 7632, Optical Transmission Systems, Switching, and Subsystems VII, 76321G (1 December 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.849505
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Xi Wu, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Xiaoping Zheng, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
He Wen, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Hanyi Zhang, Tsinghua Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7632:
Optical Transmission Systems, Switching, and Subsystems VII
Dominique Chiaroni, Editor(s)

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