Comparison of DSF and SOA based phase conjugators employing noise-suppressing fibre grating
Geiger, H., Set, S.Y., Laming, R.I., Cole, M.J. and Reekie, L. (1997) Comparison of DSF and SOA based phase conjugators employing noise-suppressing fibre grating. In, Proceedings of Optical Fiber Communication (OFC 97). Optical Fiber Communication (OFC '97) Piscataway, United States, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 150-151. (doi:10.1109/OFC.1997.719771 ).
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We compare the performance of dispersion-shifted-fibre (DSF) and semiconductor-optical-amplifier (SOA) based phase conjugators in a 10 Gb/s non-return-to-zero transmission system with respect to conversion efficiency, noise figure and distortion. Fibre gratings are used for signal extraction and amplified spontaneous emission (ASE) suppression, allowing closer wavelength spacing and reducing the conjugation noise figure by up to 12 dB. Despite the higher SOA conversion efficiency, both conjugators give similar noise figures with ASE suppression. However, the DSF based conjugator has the advantage of distortion tolerance at higher input power
|Item Type:||Book Section|
|Subjects:||T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Q Science > QC Physics
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Optoelectronics Research Centre
|Date Deposited:||11 Mar 2010|
|Last Modified:||02 Mar 2012 11:42|
|Publisher:||Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers|
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