Comparison of optical bandwidth of a SOA-MZI using 1x2 input couplers to one with 2x2 input couplers is presented. The simulation shows that wider bandwidth can be obtained in case where 2x2 couplers are used.
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(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.1040) Optical devices : Acousto-optical devices
R. Hanfoug, L. M. Augustin, J. j. g. M. van der Tol, R. G. Broeke, and M. K. Smit, " Optical bandwidth of Mach-Zehnder interferometer wavelength converters," in Optical Amplifiers and Their Applications/Integrated Photonics Research, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper JWB19.
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