Wavelength Conversion of QPSK and 16-QAM Coherent Signals in a CMOS Compatible Spiral Waveguide

Francesco Da Ros, Edson Porto da Silva, Darko Zibar, Sai T. Chu, Brent E. Little, Roberto Morandotti, Michael Galili, David J. Moss, Leif Katsuo Oxenløwe

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Abstract

We characterize a wavelength converter based on a 50-cm long low-loss spiral Hydex waveguide. A 10-nm FWM bandwidth is shown over which low OSNR penalty (< 0.5dB) wavelength conversion of QPSK and 16-QAM is reported.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIntegrated Photonics Research, Silicon and Nanophotonics 2016
PublisherSPIE - International Society for Optical Engineering
Publication date2016
ISBN (Print)978-1-943580-14-9
Publication statusPublished - 2016
EventIntegrated Photonics Research, Silicon and Nanophotonics 2016 - Vancouver, Canada
Duration: 18 Jul 201620 Jul 2016

Conference

ConferenceIntegrated Photonics Research, Silicon and Nanophotonics 2016
CountryCanada
CityVancouver
Period18/07/201620/07/2016

Bibliographical note

From the session: Highly Nonlinear Optical Fibres and Nanowires (IM3A)

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