High-speed pulse train amplification in semiconductor optical amplifiers with optimized bias current

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Xia, Mingjun; Ghafouri-Shiraz, H.; Hou, Lianping; Kelly, Anthony E.;
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In this paper, we have experimentally investigated the optimized bias current of semiconductor optical amplifiers (SOAs) to achieve high-speed input pulse train amplification with high gain and low distortion. Variations of the amplified output pulse duration with the a... View more
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