Filter assisted wavelength conversion with quantum-dot SOAs

Stylianos Sygletos, Rene Bonk, Thomas Vallaitis, Andrej Marculescu, Philipp Vorreau, Jingshi Li, Romain Brenot, François Lelarge, Guang-Hua Duan, Wolfgang Freude, Jürg Leuthold

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The nonlinear operation regimes of quantum-dot semiconductor optical amplifiers (QD-SOAs) are investigated and the ideal filter providing the best all-optical wavelength conversion efficiency is derived theoretically. Results are confirmed by experiments with Q2-factors amounting to 16 dB.

Original languageEnglish
Article number5382543
Pages (from-to)882-897
Number of pages16
JournalJournal of Lightwave Technology
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 15 Mar 2010


  • frequency conversion
  • nonlinear optics
  • phase modulation
  • semiconductor optical amplifiers
  • ultrafast optics

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    Sygletos, S., Bonk, R., Vallaitis, T., Marculescu, A., Vorreau, P., Li, J., Brenot, R., Lelarge, F., Duan, G-H., Freude, W., & Leuthold, J. (2010). Filter assisted wavelength conversion with quantum-dot SOAs. Journal of Lightwave Technology, 28(6), 882-897. [5382543].