A semiconductor optical amplifier was developed for CWDM operating over 1540-1620 nm. Over this band, 24dB maximum chip gain was obtained with less than 4.3dB gain flatness and more than 14.6 dBm saturation power.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.5590) Optical devices : Quantum-well, -wire and -dot devices
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(250.5980) Optoelectronics : Semiconductor optical amplifiers
S. Park, R. Leavitt, R. Enck, V. Luciani, P. Heim, Y. Hu, D. Bowler, and M. Dagenais, "Semiconductor optical amplifier for CWDM operating over 1540-1620nm," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper CMJ4.