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40Gb/s all-optical format conversion from NRZ to PolSK using a single SOA assisted by optical bandpass filter
Author(s): Pei-li Li; De-xiu Huang
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Paper Abstract

A novel scheme for 40Gb/s all-optical nonreturn-to-zero (NRZ) to polarization-shift-keying (PolSK) format conversion, based on transient cross-phase modulation (T-XPM), is proposed and experimentally demonstrated using a single semiconductor optical amplifier (SOA) assisted by optical bandpass filter (BPF). This proposed NRZ-PolSK format conversion is robust in terms of simple structure and high bit rate operation. In addition, it can be realized without wavelength change.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 December 2009
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 7631, Optoelectronic Materials and Devices IV, 76310G (3 December 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.851669
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Pei-li Li, Nanjing Univ. of Posts & Telecommunications (China)
De-xiu Huang, Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7631:
Optoelectronic Materials and Devices IV
Jian-Jun He; Guang-Hua Duan; Fumio Koyama; Ming C. Wu, Editor(s)

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