We demonstrate an all-optical label and payload separator based on nonlinear polarization rotation in an SOA. The scheme uses packets composed of a label and a payload signal RZ-IM, and a dummy signal in between.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
J. J. Vegas Olmos, I. Tafur Monroy, and A. M. J. Koonen, "All-Optical Label and Payload Separator in a Time-Serial RZ-IM/IM Scheme," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CThHH5.
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