Gay, M. and Bramerie, L. and Massoubre, David and O'Hare, A. and Shen, A. and Oudar, J.L. and Simon, J.-C. (2006) Cascadability assessment of a 2R regenerator based on a saturable absorber and a semiconductor optical amplifier in a path switchable recirculating loop. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 18 (11). pp. 1273-1275. ISSN 1041-1135Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)
We assess a new 2R regenerator based on a microcavity saturable absorber and a semiconductor optical amplifier. Cascadability is demonstrated and the impact of regeneration span is studied in a 10-Gb/s two-path recirculating loop. A wavelength study demonstrates the tunability of the device over 13 nm.
|Keywords:||2R regeneration, optical communication , saturable absorber (SA) , semiconductor optical amplifier , vertical microcavity , Optics. Light, Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials, Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics, Electrical and Electronic Engineering|
|Subjects:||Science > Physics > Optics. Light|
|Department:||Faculty of Science > Physics > Institute of Photonics|
|Depositing user:||Pure Administrator|
|Date Deposited:||01 Mar 2012 15:08|
|Last modified:||06 Jan 2017 10:38|