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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 24 — Nov. 19, 2012
  • pp: 27254–27264

Alleviation of additional phase noise in fiber optical parametric amplifier based signal regenerator

Lei Jin, Bo Xu, and Shinji Yamashita  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 24, pp. 27254-27264 (2012)

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We theoretically and numerically explain the power saturation and the additional phase noise brought by the fiber optical parametric amplifier (FOPA). An equation to calculate an approximation to the saturated signal output power is presented. We also propose a scheme for alleviating the phase noise brought by the FOPA at the saturated state. In simulation, by controlling the decisive factor dispersion difference term Δk of the FOPA, amplitude-noise and additional phase noise reduction of quadrature phase shift keying (QPSK) based on the saturated FOPA is studied, which can provide promising performance to deal with PSK signals.

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OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
(200.6015) Optics in computing : Signal regeneration

ToC Category:
Fiber Optical Parametric Amplifiers

Original Manuscript: July 11, 2012
Revised Manuscript: August 31, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: September 1, 2012
Published: November 19, 2012

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Lei Jin, Bo Xu, and Shinji Yamashita, "Alleviation of additional phase noise in fiber optical parametric amplifier based signal regenerator," Opt. Express 20, 27254-27264 (2012)

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