All-optical 3R regeneration and wavelength conversion in an integrated SOA/DFB laser: Experiment and simulation

V. Saxena, M. Owen, M. F.C. Stephens, A. Wonfor, R. V. Penty, I. H. White

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Abstract

The simultaneous all optical 3R regeneration and format conversion in a simple, single integrated device was examined. The integrated device consisted of a semiconductor optical fiber (SOA) monolithically integrated with a distributed feedback (DFB) laser. Gain saturation was employed for the transmission of a data signal regenerated all-optically in the laser/amplifier device. The regeneration of the electrically filtered eye diagrams was observed by noise removal and extinction ratio-improvement by the device.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2000
Event2000 Confernce on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe (CLEO 2000) - Nice, France
Duration: 10 Sep 200015 Sep 2000

Conference

Conference2000 Confernce on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe (CLEO 2000)
CityNice, France
Period10/09/0015/09/00

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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