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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

K. Obermann, I. Koltchanov, K. Petermann, S. Diez, R. Ludwig, and H. G. Weber, "Noise analysis of frequency converters utilizing semiconductor-laser amplifiers," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 33, 81-88 (1997).

[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

M. Shtaif and G. Eisenstein, "Calculation of bit error rates in all-optical signal processing applications exploiting nondegenerate four-wave mixing in semiconductor optical amplifiers," J. Lightwave Technol. 14, 2069-2077 (1996).

[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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D. Hadass, A. Bilenca, R. Alizon, H. Dery, V. Mikhelashvili, G. Eisenstein, R. Schwertberger, A. Somers, J. P. Reithmaier, A. Forchel, M. Calligaro, S. Bansropun, and M. Krakowski, "Gain and noise saturation spectra of wide band InAs/InP quantum dash optical amplifiers: model and experiments," IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron., submitted for publication.

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[CrossRef]

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M. Shtaif and G. Eisenstein, "Experimental study of the statistical properties of nonlinearly amplified signals in semiconductor optical amplifiers," IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 9, 904-906 (1997).

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D. Hadass, A. Bilenca, R. Alizon, H. Dery, V. Mikhelashvili, G. Eisenstein, R. Schwertberger, A. Somers, J. P. Reithmaier, A. Forchel, M. Calligaro, S. Bansropun, and M. Krakowski, "Gain and noise saturation spectra of wide band InAs/InP quantum dash optical amplifiers: model and experiments," IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron., submitted for publication.

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A. D'Ottavi, E. Iannone, A. Mecozzi, S. Scotti, P. Spano, R. Dall'Ara, J. Eckner, and G. Guekos, "Efficiency and noise performance of wavelength converters based on FWM in semiconductor optical amplifiers," IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 7, 357-359 (1995).

[CrossRef]

D. Hadass, A. Bilenca, R. Alizon, H. Dery, V. Mikhelashvili, G. Eisenstein, R. Schwertberger, A. Somers, J. P. Reithmaier, A. Forchel, M. Calligaro, S. Bansropun, and M. Krakowski, "Gain and noise saturation spectra of wide band InAs/InP quantum dash optical amplifiers: model and experiments," IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron., submitted for publication.

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A. D'Ottavi, E. Iannone, A. Mecozzi, S. Scotti, P. Spano, R. Dall'Ara, J. Eckner, and G. Guekos, "Efficiency and noise performance of wavelength converters based on FWM in semiconductor optical amplifiers," IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 7, 357-359 (1995).

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C. Andrieu, N. De Freitas, A. Doucet, and M. I. Jordan, "An introduction to MCMC for machine learning," Mach. Learn. 50, 5-43 (2003).

[CrossRef]

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K. Obermann, I. Koltchanov, K. Petermann, S. Diez, R. Ludwig, and H. G. Weber, "Noise analysis of frequency converters utilizing semiconductor-laser amplifiers," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 33, 81-88 (1997).

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A. D'Ottavi, E. Iannone, A. Mecozzi, S. Scotti, P. Spano, R. Dall'Ara, J. Eckner, and G. Guekos, "Efficiency and noise performance of wavelength converters based on FWM in semiconductor optical amplifiers," IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 7, 357-359 (1995).

[CrossRef]

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D. Hadass, A. Bilenca, R. Alizon, H. Dery, V. Mikhelashvili, G. Eisenstein, R. Schwertberger, A. Somers, J. P. Reithmaier, A. Forchel, M. Calligaro, S. Bansropun, and M. Krakowski, "Gain and noise saturation spectra of wide band InAs/InP quantum dash optical amplifiers: model and experiments," IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron., submitted for publication.

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]
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[CrossRef]

F. Öhman, B. Tromborg, J. Mørk, A. Aurelius, A. Djupsjöbacka, and A. Berntson, "Measurements of non-linear noise re-distribution in an SOA," in Conference of Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 96 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, 2004).

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[CrossRef]

D. Hadass, A. Bilenca, R. Alizon, H. Dery, V. Mikhelashvili, G. Eisenstein, R. Schwertberger, A. Somers, J. P. Reithmaier, A. Forchel, M. Calligaro, S. Bansropun, and M. Krakowski, "Gain and noise saturation spectra of wide band InAs/InP quantum dash optical amplifiers: model and experiments," IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron., submitted for publication.

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D. Hadass, A. Bilenca, R. Alizon, H. Dery, V. Mikhelashvili, G. Eisenstein, R. Schwertberger, A. Somers, J. P. Reithmaier, A. Forchel, M. Calligaro, S. Bansropun, and M. Krakowski, "Gain and noise saturation spectra of wide band InAs/InP quantum dash optical amplifiers: model and experiments," IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron., submitted for publication.

A. D'Ottavi, E. Iannone, A. Mecozzi, S. Scotti, P. Spano, R. Dall'Ara, J. Eckner, and G. Guekos, "Efficiency and noise performance of wavelength converters based on FWM in semiconductor optical amplifiers," IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 7, 357-359 (1995).

[CrossRef]

M. Shtaif, B. Tromborg, and G. Eisenstein, "Noise spectra of semiconductor optical amplifiers: relation between semiclassical and quantum descriptions," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 34, 869-878 (1998).

[CrossRef]

M. Shtaif and G. Eisenstein, "Experimental study of the statistical properties of nonlinearly amplified signals in semiconductor optical amplifiers," IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 9, 904-906 (1997).

[CrossRef]

M. Shtaif and G. Eisenstein, "Calculation of bit error rates in all-optical signal processing applications exploiting nondegenerate four-wave mixing in semiconductor optical amplifiers," J. Lightwave Technol. 14, 2069-2077 (1996).

[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

D. Hadass, A. Bilenca, R. Alizon, H. Dery, V. Mikhelashvili, G. Eisenstein, R. Schwertberger, A. Somers, J. P. Reithmaier, A. Forchel, M. Calligaro, S. Bansropun, and M. Krakowski, "Gain and noise saturation spectra of wide band InAs/InP quantum dash optical amplifiers: model and experiments," IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron., submitted for publication.

A. D'Ottavi, E. Iannone, A. Mecozzi, S. Scotti, P. Spano, R. Dall'Ara, J. Eckner, and G. Guekos, "Efficiency and noise performance of wavelength converters based on FWM in semiconductor optical amplifiers," IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 7, 357-359 (1995).

[CrossRef]

M. Shtaif, B. Tromborg, and G. Eisenstein, "Noise spectra of semiconductor optical amplifiers: relation between semiclassical and quantum descriptions," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 34, 869-878 (1998).

[CrossRef]

F. Öhman, B. Tromborg, J. Mørk, A. Aurelius, A. Djupsjöbacka, and A. Berntson, "Measurements of non-linear noise re-distribution in an SOA," in Conference of Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 96 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, 2004).

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[CrossRef]

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M. Shtaif and G. Eisenstein, "Noise characteristics of nonlinear semiconductor optical amplifiers in the Gaussian limit," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 32, 1801-1809 (1996).

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[CrossRef]

A. Mecozzi and J. Mørk, "Saturation effects in nondegenerate four-wave mixing between short optical pulses in semiconductor laser amplifiers," IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 3, 1190-1207 (1997).

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M. Shtaif and G. Eisenstein, "Experimental study of the statistical properties of nonlinearly amplified signals in semiconductor optical amplifiers," IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 9, 904-906 (1997).

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

K. Inoue and T. Mukai, "Experimental study on noise characteristics of a gain-saturated fiber optical parametric amplifier," J. Lightwave Technol. 20, 969-974 (2002).

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Y. Yamamoto and K. Inoue, "Noise in amplifiers," J. Lightwave Technol. 21, 2895-2915 (2003).

[CrossRef]

B. Chan and J. Conradi, "On the non-Gaussian noise in erbium-doped fiber amplifiers," J. Lightwave Technol. 15, 680-687 (1997).

[CrossRef]

C. Andrieu, N. De Freitas, A. Doucet, and M. I. Jordan, "An introduction to MCMC for machine learning," Mach. Learn. 50, 5-43 (2003).

[CrossRef]

D. Dahan and G. Eisenstein, "The properties of amplified spontaneous emission noise in saturated fiber Raman amplifiers operating with cw signals," Opt. Commun. 236, 279-288 (2004).

[CrossRef]

Y. Yamamoto and T. Mukai, "Fundamentals of optical amplifiers," Opt. Quantum Electron. 21, S1-S14 (1989).

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