Integrated SOA-MZI for pattern-effect-free amplification

E.A. Patent, J.J.G.M. Tol, van der, M.L. Nielsen, J.J.M. Binsma, Y.S. Oei, J. Mørk, M.K. Smit

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An integrated Mach-Zehnder interferometer using self-switching, capable of reducing the saturation induced pattern effect, is reported. The device functionality is shown for 10 Gbit/s, and BER measurements show an improvement of up to 7 dB of the input power dynamic range.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)549-551
Number of pages3
JournalElectronics Letters
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 2005


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