Detailed study of cross-phase modulation wavelength conversion based on ultra long semiconductor optical amplifier is implemented to optimize the extinction ratio and pattern dependence. Error free 40Gb/s wavelength conversion is demonstrated.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.5970) Nonlinear optics : Semiconductor nonlinear optics including MQW
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(250.5980) Optoelectronics : Semiconductor optical amplifiers
W. Zhao, Z. Hu, V. Lal, L. Rau, and D. J. Blumenthal, "Optimization of Ultra-long MQW Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers for All-optical 40-Gb/s Wavelength Conversion," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper CWK5.
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