Very-low threshold loop-mirror switch incorporating an EDFA


Richardson, D.J., Laming, R.I. and Payne, D.N. (1990) Very-low threshold loop-mirror switch incorporating an EDFA. In, Topical Meeting on Optical Fibre Amplifiers and Their Applications, Monterey, US, 06 - 08 Aug 1990.

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Fast, very-low threshold optical pulse switching in a non-linear loop-mirror incorporating an EDFA is reported using an amplifier gain of 46dB at 1.535µm. For a 336m Sagnac loop the input switching power is 200µW, which is 5x10 lower than the best previously reported

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Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Optoelectronics Research Centre
ePrint ID: 77469
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:57
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/77469

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