6 August 1998 Influence of pattern effect and ASE on SLALOM as OTDM demultiplexer
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Abstract
The power penalty of semiconductor laser diode in a loop mirror (SLALOM) as OTDM optical demultiplexer is numerically assessed in this paper. The calculation shows that the degradation of SLALOM performance is greatly related to amplified spontaneous emission (ASE) of SLA and pattern effect due to SLA's slow recovery time. The operating condition of SLA is discussed to improve the demultiplexer’s performance.
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Jianfeng Zhang, Jianfeng Zhang, Minyan Yao, Minyan Yao, Yizhi Gao, Yizhi Gao, "Influence of pattern effect and ASE on SLALOM as OTDM demultiplexer", Proc. SPIE 3552, Fiber Optic Components and Optical Communication II, (6 August 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.318003; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.318003
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