Multilevel power transfer function characterization of nonlinear optical loop mirror


The power transfer function of a nonlinear optical loop mirror (NOLM) is experimentally investigated for both continuous-wave and pulsed operation of the pump signal. The difference between transmission and reflection responses is discussed in view of using the interferometer for the amplitude regeneration of multilevel signals.

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Divisions: College of Engineering & Physical Sciences > Aston Institute of Photonics Technology (AIPT)
College of Engineering & Physical Sciences
College of Engineering & Physical Sciences > Systems analytics research institute (SARI)
Additional Information: © Copyright 2017 IEEE - All rights reserved Funding: EPSRC projects UNLOC (EP/J017582/1), the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action (701770-INNOVATION), the National Natural Science Foundation of China (61505021, 61671108, 61271166), and the Program for Changjiang Scholars and Innovative Research Team in Universities of China (IRT1218), the 111 Project (B14039).
Event Title: 19th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, ICTON 2017
Event Type: Other
Event Dates: 2017-07-02 - 2017-07-06
Uncontrolled Keywords: all-optical amplitude regenerator,nonlinear optical loop mirror,power transfer function,Computer Networks and Communications,Electrical and Electronic Engineering,Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
ISBN: 9781538608586
Last Modified: 27 Jun 2024 12:25
Date Deposited: 08 Nov 2017 15:55
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PURE Output Type: Conference contribution
Published Date: 2017-09-04
Accepted Date: 2017-09-04
Authors: Wen, Feng
Sygletos, Stylianos (ORCID Profile 0000-0003-2063-8733)
Tsekrekos, Christos P.
Zhou, Xingyu
Geng, Yong
Wu, Baojian
Qiu, Kun
Turitsyn, Sergei K. (ORCID Profile 0000-0003-0101-3834)



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