We propose a SOA with a tunnel injection structure and analyze the operation properties. High-speed carrier recovery was suggested in the tunnel-injection SOA. The results indicate tunnel-injection SOAs have a potential of high-speed operation.
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K. Fujimoto, T. Miyamoto, Y. Higa, H. Nakajima, and F. Koyama, "Theoretical Analysis of High Speed Semiconductor Optical Amplifier Using Tunneling Injection Structure," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper JThA25.
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