Intensity Noise Characteristics of a Mach—Zehnder Wavelength Converter

X. Pan, T. L. Koch

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Wavelength conversion using semiconductor optical amplifiers in a Mach—Zehnder configuration is analyzed. It is shown that the wavelength converter has strong influence on the intensity noise of the converted channel. Ways of improving the noise performance of the wavelength converter are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1276-1278
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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