Spontaneous emission from saturated parametric amplifiers

Karsten Rottwitt, Johan Raunkjær Ott, Henrik Steffensen, Siddharth Ramachandran

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Noise performance of parametric amplifiers is typically calculated assuming un-depleted operation. However, in many applications especially when applied as regenerative amplifiers in systems based on phase shift keyed modulation schemes, this assumption is not valid. Here we show the impact on accumulated spontaneous emission for a parametric amplifier operated in saturation.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication11th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, 2009. ICTON '09
Publication date2009
ISBN (Print)978-1-4244-4825-8
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4244-4827-2
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Event11th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks - Azores, Portugal
Duration: 28 Jun 20092 Jul 2009


Conference11th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks
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