We investigated the cross-phase modulation (XPM) induced phase shift in a highly nonlinear fiber using a Kerr-switch configuration. The switch was tested as demultiplexer of RZ-DPSK data signals up to 320 Gbit/s.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.1810) Fiber optics and optical communications : Buffers, couplers, routers, switches, and multiplexers
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
V. Marembert, K. Schulze, C. Schubert, C. M. Weinert, H. Weber, S. Watanabe, and F. Futami, "Investigations of Fiber Kerr Switch: Nonlinear Phase Shift Measurements and Optical Time-Division Demultiplexing of 320 Gbit/s DPSK Signals," 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 CWK7.
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