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Dr. ir. Jan De Merlier 

This person worked in the group from 1998 till 2003.

Affiliation: Altran
Address:
Belgium
Research Area: Multimodal SOA-based waveguides and 2R regeneration
PhD Thesis: Jan De Merlier, Optische signaalregeneratie op basis van geintegreerde versterkende interferometers, Optical signal regeneration based on integrated amplifying interferometers, 6/2003
JanDe Merlier

Specific Research Topics

Publications (27)

    International Journals

  1. J. De Merlier, D. Van Thourhout, G. Morthier, R. Baets, Amplified Spontaneous Emission in Index-Guided Multimodal Waveguide Structures, IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, 39(9), p.1099-1105 (2003).
  2. J. De Merlier, G. Morthier, R. Baets, The Influence of Lateral Carrier Diffusion and Surface Recombination on the Behavior of Semiconductor Optical Amplifier (SOA)-Based MMIs, IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, 39(7), p.880-883 (2003)  Download this Publication (327KB).
  3. M. Zhao, J. De Merlier, G. Morthier, R. Baets, All-optical 2R regeneration based on polarization rotation in a linear optical amplifier, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 15(2), p.305-307 (2003)  Download this Publication (375KB).
  4. M. Zhao, J. De Merlier, G. Morthier, R. Baets, Dynamic birefringence of the linear optical amplifier (LOA) and application in optical regeneration, IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 8(6), p.1399-1404 (2002)  Download this Publication (417KB).
  5. J. De Merlier, G. Morthier, S. Verstuyft, T. Van Caenegem, I. Moerman, P. Van Daele, R. Baets, Experimental Demonstration of All-Optical Regeneration Using an MMI-SOA, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 14(5), p.660-662 (2002)  Download this Publication (253KB).
  6. J. De Merlier, G. Morthier, P. Van Daele, I. Moerman, R. Baets, All-optical 2R regeneration based on integrated asymmetric Mach-Zehnder interferometer incorporating MMI-SOA, Electronics Letters, 38(5), p.238-239 (2002).
      International Conferences

    1. S. Verspurten, J. De Merlier, G. Morthier, D. Van Thourhout, R. Baets, All-optical 2R regeneration at 10 Gb/s in a MZI-configuration with one active arm, Proceedings of the OSA Topical Meetings (Optical Amplifiers and Their Applications Integrated Photonics Research), United States, p.JWB 13 (2004).
    2. S. Verspurten, J. De Merlier, G. Morthier, R. Baets, Experimental demonstration of aal-optical 2R regeneration at 10 Gb/s in a MZI-configuration with a singel SOA, IEEE/LEOS BENELUX Chapter - 2003 Annual Symposium, Netherlands, p.43-46 (2003)  Download this Publication (469KB).
    3. G. Morthier, J. De Merlier, M. Zhao, Interferometric Photonic Circuits for 2R Optical Regeneration, LEOS 2003 (invited), 1, United States, p.437-438 (2003).
    4. J. De Merlier, G. Morthier, R. Baets, Dynamic behaviour of a novel 2R regenerator based on an symmetric SOA-based Michelson interferometer containing a 1X1 MMISOA, Optical Amplifiers and Their Applications - Topical Meeting, Japan, p.37-39 (2003).
    5. M. Zhao, J. De Merlier, G. Morthier, R. Baets, Experimental demonstration of all-optical 2R regeneration based on non-linear birefringence in a LOA, 2002 IEEE/LEOS Annual Meeting Conference Proceedings - The 15th Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers & Electro-Optics Society, 1, United Kingdom, p.109-110 (2002).
    6. M. Zhao, J. De Merlier, G. Morthier, R. Baets, Experimental demonstration at 10 Gbps of 2R optical regeneration in a fiber-based MZI with LOAs, 28th European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC 2002), 3, p.7.3.6 (2002).
    7. M.L. Nielsen, J. De Merlier, G. Morthier, R. Baets, Experimental demonstration of all-optical 2R regeneration at 10 Gb/s in a novel MMI-SOA based device, OFC 2002, United States, p.81-83 (2002).
    8. J. De Merlier, M.L. Nielsen, G. Morthier, R. Baets, All-optical 2R regeneration of a 10 Gb/s signal in an MMI-SOA based device, International Workshop on Optical Signal Processing, Denmark, p.13-15 (2001).
    9. J. De Merlier, G. Morthier, S. Verstuyft, T. Van Caenegem, I. Moerman, P. Van Daele, R. Baets, A novel 2R regenerator based on an asymmetric Mach-Zehnder interferometer incorporating an MMI-SOA, LEOS 2001, United States, p.366-367 (2001).
    10. J. De Merlier, G. Morthier, T. Van Caenegem, R. Baets, I. Moerman, P. Van Daele, Experimental demonstration of 15 dB extinction ratio improvement in a new 2R optical regenerator based on a MMI-SOA, ECOC 01, Netherlands, p.574-575 (2001).
    11. J. De Merlier, G. Morthier, R. Baets, A novel 2R regenerator based on an asymmetric Mach-Zehnder interferometer incorporating an MMI-SOA, Proceedings Symposium IEEE/LEOS Benelux Chapter,2000, Netherlands, p.179-182 (2000).
    12. J. De Merlier, G. Morthier, R. Baets, All-optical regeneration and wavelength conversion based on an MMI-SOA, Integrated Photonics Research - IPR'2000, Canada, p.260-262 (2000).
    13. J. De Merlier, G. Morthier, R. Baets, All-optical regeneration and wavelength conversion based on an MMI-SOA, Cost 266/267 Workshop, Germany, p.30-32 (2000).
    14. J. De Merlier, G. Morthier, R. Baets, The influence of lateral carrier diffusion on the behaviour of ridge-waveguide active MMIs, Proceedings Symposium IEEE/LEOS Benelux Chapter, 1999, Belgium, p.227-230 (1999).
    15. B. Vanderhaegen, D. Van Thourhout, J. De Merlier, G. Sarlet, L. Vanwassenhove, I. Moerman, P. Van Daele, R. Baets, High Q InGaAsP ring resonator filters, Proceedings of the 9th European Conference on Integrated Optics and Technical Exhibition (ECIO 99), Italy, p.381-384 (1999).
    16. D. Van Thourhout, J. De Merlier, T. Van Caenegem, K. Vandeputte, I. Moerman, P. Van Daele, R. Baets, Elimination of crosstalk in the common amplifier of a multi-wavelength source by gain clamping, Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) and the International Conference on Integrated Optics and Optical Fiber Communication (IOOC), United States, p.27-29 (1999).
    17. D. Van Thourhout, J. De Merlier, T. Van Caenegem, K. Vandeputte, I. Moerman, P. Van Daele, R. Baets, Demonstration of multi-wavelength laser with a gain-clamped output amplifier, Conference Proceedings of LEOS'98, The 11th Annual Meeting, 2, United States, p.192-193 (1998).
    18. D. Van Thourhout, T. Van Caenegem, J. De Merlier, L. Vanwassenhove, I. Moerman, P. Van Daele, R. Baets, Demonstration of phased-array laser with gain-clamped output amplifier, Proc. of the Third Annual Symposium of the IEEE/LEOS Benelux Chapter, Belgium, p.249-252 (1998).
        National Conferences

      1. J. De Merlier, G. Morthier, R. Baets, 2R regeneration based on an asymmetric Michelson interferometer incorporating a multi mode interference coupler semiconductor optical amplifier, 3rd FTW PHD Symposium, Interactive poster session, paper nr. 4 , Belgium, (2002).
      2. G. Morthier, M. Zhao, J. De Merlier, R. Baets, All-Optical Regeneration Using InP-Based Photonic Integrated Circuits, IEEE/LEOS Benelux Chapter, Belgium, p.5-8 (2001).
      3. J. De Merlier, G. Morthier, R. Baets, The influence of lateral carrier diffusion on the behaviour of ridge-waveguide active MMIs, Proceedings of 7th URSI Forum 1999, Belgium, (1999).
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