Integrated devices for all-optical signal processing

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 4Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Poustie, Alistair (CIP Ltd., B55 Adastral Park, Martlesham Heath, Ipswich, IP5 3RE, U.K)

Hybrid integration of semiconductor optical amplifiers into practical all-optical signal processing modules is described. Recent advances in nonlinear SOAs and multiple array devices are highlighted, with applications from optical memory to sophisticated burst-mode optical regenerators.