SOA Parameters Optimization for High Data Rate Operation

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 468)


To overcome the bandwidth constraint and speed limitation possessed by the electrical interconnect processing, all-optical networks are regarded as probable for future of ultra high-speed switching. Using the nonlinear effects in semiconductor optical amplifier (SOA), the all-optical logic gates operating at 100 Gbps can be realized by optimizing the parameters of SOA. In this work, injection current and input powers are optimized so as to obtain the characteristics of practical SOA enabling the operation of all-optical circuits at high data rate.


All-optical networks Nonlinear effects Semiconductor optical amplifier Cross-gain modulation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ECESRM UniversityChennaiIndia

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