Modeling of an all-optical time-division demultiplexer

Swift, Graham, Ghassemlooy, Zabih, Ray, Asim and Travis, Jon (1997) Modeling of an all-optical time-division demultiplexer. Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, 15 (6). pp. 380-384. ISSN 0895-2477

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Abstract

A model for the terahertz optical asymmetric demultiplexer (TOAD) is presented, and its performance is assessed. A numerical model of a semiconductor laser amplifier (SLA) used as a nonlinear element is also given. Results of SLA carrier density, switching window, pulse switching, and a comparison of phase modulation and power gain for a frame rate higher than the recombination are presented. Also investigated is the required optimum loop asymmetry for producing the desired switching window for channel selection, with reduced crosstalk, at the output port.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: semiconductor laser amplifier, pulse amplification, optical time-division multiplexing, optical switching, asymmetric nonlinear loop mirror
Subjects: H600 Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Physics and Electrical Engineering
Depositing User: Becky Skoyles
Date Deposited: 25 Apr 2014 15:19
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2015 11:39
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/16175

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