Regeneration of 40-Gb/s signal with limiting amplification in a quantum-dot semiconductor optical amplifier is demonstrated. Polarization insensitivity we have realized recently is now ready to be combined to yield a high-speed polarization-insensitive regenerative amplifier.
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(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(250.5980) Optoelectronics : Semiconductor optical amplifiers
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