Gain compression

Known as: Clipping, Compression, Soft clipping 
Gain compression is a reduction in 'differential' or 'slope' gain caused by nonlinearity of the transfer function of the amplifying device. This… (More)
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2009
2009
It is a well known fact that SIS mixers exhibit gain compression when the output IF voltage swing becomes non-negligible compared… (More)
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2008
2008
Quantum-dot (QD) lasers exhibit many useful properties such as low threshold current, temperature and feedback insensitivity… (More)
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2007
2007
In this paper, we present a novel scheme that exploits cross-gain modulation (XGM) in semiconductor optical amplifiers (SOAs… (More)
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2007
2007
The dynamics of optical gain in semiconductor quantum dots (QDs) is investigated. Simple analytical expressions are derived… (More)
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2006
2006
We provide a new approach to analyzing the capacity of the clipped OFDM channel. Our analysis shows that existing clipping models… (More)
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2006
2006
Effective compression of the noise distributions in optical NRZ signals by exploiting cross-gain-compression in SOAs is reported… (More)
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2005
2005
Classical analysis of transistor amplifier performance shows 9.6 dB as the difference between the input-referred third-order… (More)
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2005
2005
We introduce and experimentally demonstrate a novel scheme for all-optical regeneration. We exploit the reshaping properties of… (More)
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2003
2003
When an SIS mixer is partially saturated by broadband noise, it continues to exhibit a linear response to a small CW test signal… (More)
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2002
2002
OFDM(orthogona1 frequency division multiplexing) is usefully applied for the DAB (digital audio broadcasting) and DVB(digita1… (More)
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