Error free pulse format conversion from return to zero 2ps pulses to non return to zero at 10Gbit/s is achieved by exploring the properties of a semiconductor optical amplifier with integrated Saturable absorber.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.1150) Optical devices : All-optical devices
A. L. Teixeira, G. M. Tosi Beleffi, T. Silveira, H. Furukawa, and N. Wada, "RZ to NRZ Format Converter Based on a Semiconductor Optical Amplifier with a Saturable Absorber," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CTuD5.
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