Semiconductor optical amplifiers in future passive optical networks

C. Michie, A.E. Kelly, I. Andonovic

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


New generation passive optical networks (PONs) require amplification to overcome additional losses. Semiconductor optical amplifiers (SOAs) offer a cost effective solution and this paper summarises the potential for SOAs in future PON evolutions.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication21st Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society, 2008. LEOS 2008
Number of pages1
ISBN (Print)978-1-4244-1931-9
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2008


  • optical communication equipment
  • optical fibre subscriber loops
  • semiconductor optical amplifiers
  • fiber-to-the-home network
  • optical amplification
  • optical losses
  • passive optical networks


Dive into the research topics of 'Semiconductor optical amplifiers in future passive optical networks'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this