3 October 2006 A novel scheme of SCM label erasure using FP-SOA
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Proceedings Volume 6353, Optical Transmission, Switching, and Subsystems IV; 63533J (2006) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.688195
Event: Asia-Pacific Optical Communications, 2006, Gwangju, South Korea
Abstract
A novel label erasion scheme based on a FP-SOA is proposed for all-optical separation of the subcarrier multiplexing (SCM) label from payload and its performance is investigated by simulation. Fabry-Perot semiconductor optical amplifier (FP-SOA) is attractive not only due to simple fabrication without anti-reflection coating step but also due to its signal amplification capability and strong nonlinearity to perform all-optical label processing. Important features of this scheme are that it does not make use of any high-speed electronics. Using FP-SOA as optical SCM label eraser, more than 9db extinction ratio can be obtained. Meantime the payload can be amplified by more than 11dB. In this scheme, FP-SOA acts as a low-pass filter as while as an amplifier.
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Ying Pang, Ying Pang, Kun Qui, Kun Qui, Yun Ling, Yun Ling, Wei Zhang, Wei Zhang, } "A novel scheme of SCM label erasure using FP-SOA", Proc. SPIE 6353, Optical Transmission, Switching, and Subsystems IV, 63533J (3 October 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.688195; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.688195
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