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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 14 — Jul. 9, 2007
  • pp: 8997–9008

Impairments in deeply-saturated optical parametric amplifiers for amplitude- and phase-modulated signals

N. Alic, R. M. Jopson, J. Ren, E. Myslivets, R. Jiang, A.H. Gnauck, and S. Radic  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 14, pp. 8997-9008 (2007)

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We measure impairment of on-off-keyed and differential-phase-shift-keyed signals imposed by gain saturation in a fiber parametric amplifier. Phase modulation is observed to be more robust, particularly for deep (15 dB) saturation.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(060.4080) Fiber optics and optical communications : Modulation

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: April 11, 2007
Revised Manuscript: June 5, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: June 8, 2007
Published: July 5, 2007

N. Alic, R. M. Jopson, J. Ren, E. Myslivets, R. Jiang, A. H. Gnauck, and S. Radic, "Impairments in deeply-saturated optical parametric amplifiers for amplitude- and phase-modulated signals," Opt. Express 15, 8997-9008 (2007)

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