Dispersion compensation at 40Gbit/s over 100km of standard fibre via mid-span spectral inversion in semiconductor optical amplifier with integrated pump laser

M. F.C. Stephens, D. Nessel, K. A. Williams, R. V. Penty, I. H. White, M. J. Fice

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Dispersion compensation via mid-span spectral inversion is demonstrated for the first time in a semiconductor optical amplifier monolithically integrated with a distributed feedback pump laser. A 40Gbit/s signal is successfully transmitted over a span of more than 100km of standard fibre.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1359-1361
Number of pages3
JournalElectronics Letters
Issue number16
Publication statusPublished - 5 Aug 1999

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  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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