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Journal of Lightwave Technology

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  • Vol. 25, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 2007
  • pp: 1670–1675

Optical Stabilization of Waveguide Amplifiers for WDM Ring Network With Recirculating Optical Power

K. Ennser, S. Taccheo, T. Rogowski, and J. Shmulovich

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 25, Issue 7, pp. 1670-1675 (2007)


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Abstract

We demonstrate an all-optical wavelength-division-multiplexing ring network immune to transients based on individual optically gain clamped waveguide amplifiers. The ring network is compared to a similar point-to-point configuration to quantify the effect of recirculating amplifier noise. In the results, we notice that the optical stabilization is strong enough to overcome the effect of accumulated amplifier noise over the entire transmission bandwidth, and no lasing or chaotic behavior occurs. In addition, due to the independent amplifier stabilization, the network has shown to be robust even in the case of failure and restoration. We prove that the obtained results are scalable with the amplifier number. All results are also applicable to fiber-based amplifiers.

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K. Ennser, S. Taccheo, T. Rogowski, and J. Shmulovich, "Optical Stabilization of Waveguide Amplifiers for WDM Ring Network With Recirculating Optical Power," J. Lightwave Technol. 25, 1670-1675 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/jlt/abstract.cfm?URI=jlt-25-7-1670

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