Expand this Topic clickable element to expand a topic
Skip to content
Optica Publishing Group

Spectrum-Sliced Fiber Amplifier Light Source with a Polarization-Insensitive Electroabsorption Modulator

Not Accessible

Your library or personal account may give you access

Abstract

Recently, we proposed a spectrum-sliced fiber amplifier light source for multi-channel WDM applications [1]. The high-power ASE from an EDFA could be efficiently divided into many channels using an integrated optic WDM demultiplexer [2]. Thus, this "spectrum-sliced" ASE could be used as light sources for WDM systems rather than several wavelength-selected DFB lasers. However, these incoherent light sources would suffer from excess noise caused by the beating of the various Fourier components within the broad spectrum. In particular, this excess noise becomes dominant over the electrical noise when the optical bandwidth per channel is significantly reduced, as in the proposed WDM light source. Thus, the SNR of the spectrum-sliced ASE source at the receiver is given.

© 1994 Optical Society of America

PDF Article
More Like This
Spectrum-sliced fiber-amplifier light source for multichannel WDM applications

J. S. Lee, Y. C. Chung, and D. J. DiCiovanni
ThC5 Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) 1994

SBS limitation on a spectrum-sliced fiber-amplifier light source

Y. C. Chung, R. W. Tkach, and D. J. DiGiovanni
TuH6 Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) 1995

2.5 Gb/s transmission over 200 km of dispersion-shifted fiber using a spectrum-sliced fiber amplifier light source

Jung-Hee Han, Jae-Seung Lee, Sang-Soo Lee, Tae-Yeoul Yun, Hyang-Kyun Kim, Chang-Hee Lee, and Sang-Yung Shin
ThD11 Optical Amplifiers and Their Applications (OAA) 1995

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access Optica Member Subscription

Select as filters


Select Topics Cancel
© Copyright 2022 | Optica Publishing Group. All Rights Reserved