Using a semiconductor optical amplifier integrated with a pump laser for mid-span spectral inversion and wavelength conversion

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

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A semiconductor optical amplifier monolithically integrated with a distributed feedback pump laser is used for non-degenerate four wave mixing applications. Experimental results are presented which illustrate the use of this compact device for both wavelength conversion and dispersion compensation applications at high data rates.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)57-62
Number of pages6
JournalIEE Colloquium (Digest)
Issue number22
Publication statusPublished - 25 Mar 1999

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  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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