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Analysis on Dynamic Characteristics of Reflective Semiconductor Optical Amplifier Based on a Memory Polynomial Model

Liu, Z. ; Violas, M. ; Carvalho, N.B.C.

Microwave and Optical Tech. Letters Vol. 54, Nº 3, pp. 805 - 808, March, 2012.

ISSN (print): 0895-2477
ISSN (online): 0895-2477

Scimago Journal Ranking: 0,33 (in 2012)

Digital Object Identifier: 10.1002/mop.26636

This paper presents the AM-AM and AM-PM characteristics of a bulk reflective semiconductor optical amplifier (RSOA) based on a memory polynomial model. The coefficients of the behavioral model are extracted and validated by experimental results. The nonlinearity and memory effects of RSOA are demonstrated by its dynamic AM-AM and AM-PM characteristics.