Semiconductor optical amplifiers in future passive optical networks

C. Michie, A.E. Kelly, L. Liu, I. Andonovic, W. Zhong

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Abstract

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
Publication statusPublished - 8 Dec 2009
Event7th International Conference on Information, Communications and Signal Processing (ICICS 2009) - Macau, China
Duration: 8 Dec 200910 Dec 2009

Conference

Conference7th International Conference on Information, Communications and Signal Processing (ICICS 2009)
CountryChina
CityMacau
Period8/12/0910/12/09

Keywords

  • optical amplifiers
  • stimulated emission
  • semiconductor optical amplifiers
  • propagation losses
  • power amplifiers
  • passive optical networks
  • optical transmitters
  • optical noise
  • optical filters
  • optical fiber networks
  • semiconductor

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    Michie, C., Kelly, A. E., Liu, L., Andonovic, I., & Zhong, W. (2009). Semiconductor optical amplifiers in future passive optical networks. Paper presented at 7th International Conference on Information, Communications and Signal Processing (ICICS 2009), Macau, China.