Polarization-insensitive widely tunable wavelength conversion has been demonstrated using broad-band orthogonal pumps four-wave mixing without any external-pump. A 3-dB conversion range over 40 nm is obtained with smaller than 0.5-dB polarization sensitivity.
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K. K. Chow, C. Shu, M. W. K. Mak, and H. K. Tsang, "External-pump-free widely tunable wavelength converter using a double-ring fiber laser incorporating a semiconductor optical amplifier," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper CWA17.
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