10Gbit/s RZ all-optical discrimination using refined saturable absorber optical gate

A. Hirano, H. Kobayashi, H. Tsuda, R. Takahashi, M. Asobe, K. Sato, K. Hagimoto

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Abstract

The switching energy of a saturable absorber optical gate is reduced by optimisation of its MQW (multiple quantum well) thickness. Using the refined optical gate, the repetition frequency of switching is improved, and successful error-free 10Gbit/s all-optical discrimination is demonstrated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)198-199
Number of pages2
JournalElectronics Letters
Volume34
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1998 Jan 22
Externally publishedYes

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  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Hirano, A., Kobayashi, H., Tsuda, H., Takahashi, R., Asobe, M., Sato, K., & Hagimoto, K. (1998). 10Gbit/s RZ all-optical discrimination using refined saturable absorber optical gate. Electronics Letters, 34(2), 198-199. https://doi.org/10.1049/el:19980154