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High-output-power polarization-insensitive SOA
Author(s): Ken Morito
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Paper Abstract

An 1550 nm semiconductor optical amplifier (SOA) with a very thin tensile-strained bulk active layer and active width-tapered spot-size converters was developed. The SOA module exhibited a record high saturation output power of +17 dBm together with a low noise figure of 7 dB, large gain of 19 dB and small polarization sensitivity of 0.2 dB. A good eye pattern without waveform distortion due to the pattern effect was obtained for amplified 10 Gb/s NRZ signals up to an average output power of +12 dBm.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 May 2002
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 4651, Novel In-Plane Semiconductor Lasers, (22 May 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.467940
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Ken Morito, Fujitsu Labs. Ltd. (Japan)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4651:
Novel In-Plane Semiconductor Lasers
Jerry R. Meyer; Claire F. Gmachl, Editor(s)

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