We present WDM multicasting based on non-degenerate four-wave mixing in a silicon nanowire. A one-to-six phase-preserving wavelength multicasting of 10 Gb/s differential phase-shift-keying data is experimentally demonstrated with bit-error rate measurements.
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(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
(190.4390) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, integrated optics
(060.4255) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, multicast
M. Pu, H. Hu, H. Ji, M. Galili, L. K. Oxenlowe, K. Yvind, P. Jeppesen, and J. M. Hvam, "Non-Degenerate Four-Wave Mixing in a Silicon Nanowire and its Application for One-to-Six WDM Multicasting," in 37th European Conference and Exposition on Optical Communications, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper Th.11.LeSaleve.2.
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