SOA-based regenerative amplification of phase noise degraded DPSK signals is demonstrated for a single and two non-demultiplexed channels. Q-factor improvement is 1.6dB in the single and about 0.8dB in the two channel regimes.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.4320) Optical devices : Nonlinear optical devices
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(250.5980) Optoelectronics : Semiconductor optical amplifiers
P. Devgan, M. Shin, V. Grigoryan, J. Lasri, and P. Kumar, " SOA-Based Regenerative Amplification of Phase Noise Degraded DPSK Signals," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper PDP34.
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