Optical wavelength conversion by cross-phase modulation of data signals up to 640 Gb/s

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Abstract

In this paper, all-optical wavelength conversion by cross-phase modulation in a highly nonlinear fiber is investigated. Regenerative properties of the wavelength converter are demonstrated, and the effect of adding Raman gain to enhance the performance of the wavelength converter is shown. The wavelength conversion scheme is demonstrated at the record-high bit rate of 640 Gb/s.
Original languageEnglish
JournalI E E E Journal on Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics
Volume14
Issue number3
Pages (from-to)573-579
ISSN1077-260X
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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