We demonstrate a gain clamped waveguide amplifier design suitable for all-optical WDM network. We show negligible extra noise figure penalty and strong immunity from channel reconfiguration or network failure. This configuration can be fully integrated yielding compact low-cost mass production.
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T. Rogowski, S. Taccheo, J. Shmulovich, and K. Ennser, " Waveguide Amplifier for All-Optical WDM Network," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper OTuD2.
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