Active Multi-Mode-Interferometer Semiconductor Optical Amplifier

K. Hamamoto, E. Gini, C. Holtmann, L. Occhi, H. Melchior, S. Sudo, K. Mori, T. Sasaki, M. Yamaguchi

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An active multi-mode-interferometer semiconductor optical amplifier concept is proposed and demonstrated. In comparison to regular waveguide SOAs, the concept for this amplifier showed improvements of 2dB in gain and 5dB in saturation output.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptical Amplifiers and Their Applications, OAA 2000
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
Publication statusPublished - 2000
Externally publishedYes
EventTopical Meeting on Optical Amplifiers and their Applications, OAA 2000 - Quebec City, Canada
Duration: Jul 9 2000 → …

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers


ConferenceTopical Meeting on Optical Amplifiers and their Applications, OAA 2000
CityQuebec City
Period7/9/00 → …

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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