20 December 2004 Saturation analysis of a monolithic wavelength converter
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Proceedings Volume 5594, Physics and Applications of Optoelectronic Devices; (2004) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.569180
Event: Optics East, 2004, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Abstract
We investigate the nonlinear response of an InP-based optoelectronic wavelength converter by three-dimensional device simulation including an advanced many-body model for gain and absorption in the InGaAsP quantum wells. The wavelength converter combines a pre-amplified receiver with a post-amplified sampled-grating distributed Bragg reflector tunable laser diode. Good agreement between simulation and measurements is obtained. The nonlinear signal transmission is mainly attributed to quantum well saturation effects in amplifier and photo-detector. Saturation related microscopic physical processes are analyzed in detail.
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Joachim Piprek, Joachim Piprek, John M. Hutchinson, John M. Hutchinson, Jeffrey A. Henness, Jeffrey A. Henness, Milan L. Masanovic, Milan L. Masanovic, Larry A. Coldren, Larry A. Coldren, } "Saturation analysis of a monolithic wavelength converter", Proc. SPIE 5594, Physics and Applications of Optoelectronic Devices, (20 December 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.569180; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.569180
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