Wavelength Conversion of DP-QPSK Signals in a Silicon Polarization Diversity Circuit

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Multichannel wavelength conversion is experimentally demonstrated for high-speed 128 Gb/s dual-polarization quadrature phase-shift keying signals using four-wave mixing in a polarization diversity circuit with silicon nanowires as nonlinear elements. The wavelength conversion performance is investigated for both single-and three-channel input signals, showing quality factors well >9.8 dB (corresponding to bit-error-ratios better than 10(-3)) and with a negligible power penalty compared with the back-to-back case.
Original languageEnglish
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Volume27
Issue number4
Pages (from-to)411-414
ISSN1041-1135
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015
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    Research areas

  • Engineered Materials, Dielectrics and Plasmas, Photonics and Electrooptics, Bandwidth, four-wave mixing, Optical noise, Optical wavelength conversion, Phase shift keying, photonic integrated devices, Signal to noise ratio, Silicon, Wavelength converters, wavelength division multiplexing, ENGINEERING, OPTICS, PHYSICS, WAVE-GUIDES, Detector circuits, Four wave mixing, Nanowires, Phase shift, Phase shifters, Polarization, Wavelength division multiplexing, Bit error ratio (BER), Dual-polarizations, Nonlinear elements, Photonic integrated devices, Polarization diversity, Quality factors, Silicon nanowires, Wavelength converter, Quadrature phase shift keying

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