The first experimental demonstration of 320Gb/s demultiplexing to eight simultaneous always-on 40Gb/s tributaries with near-zero latency is reported. Error-free demultiplexing is achieved by a single parametric processor operating in copy-and-sample mode over 20THz.
© 2009 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
C. Brès, A. O. Wiberg, B. P. Kuo, J. M. Chavez-Boggio, C. F. Marki, N. Alic, and S. Radic, "Single-Gate 320-to-8x40 Gb/s Demultiplexing," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper PDPA4.