We demonstrated regeneration of optical packet distorted by the gain transient of EDFA. It is based on power discrimination of NOLM and adaptive to change of traffic density which affects the degree of transient.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.1155) Fiber optics and optical communications : All-optical networks
(060.6719) Fiber optics and optical communications : Switching, packet
Y. Awaji, H. Furukawa, and N. Wada, "Adaptive Regeneration of Optical Packet Suffering from Gain Transient of EDFA by Using NOLM Discriminator," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper JWA73.
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