Is the Statistics of an Amplified Optical Pulse in Nonlinear Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers Gaussian?

Alberto Bilenca, Gadi Eisenstein

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Abstract

The Fokker-Planck approach is used to study the statistics of optical pulses propagating in semiconductor optical amplifiers where spontaneous emission dominates. The electric field is non-Gaussian for moderate and deep saturation levels.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2005
PublisherOptical Society of America
Pages1923-1925
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)1557527962, 9781557527967
DOIs
StatePublished - 2005
Externally publishedYes
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2005 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: 22 May 200522 May 2005

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Conference

ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2005
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period22/05/0522/05/05

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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