All-optical RZ to NRZ format conversion for two tributaries of a PDM signals simultaneously is demonstrated through a single highly nonlinear fiber with polarization nonlinear loop mirror configuration. Less than 1-dB power penalty is achieved.
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(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
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(070.4340) Fourier optics and signal processing : Nonlinear optical signal processing
A. Yi, L. Yan, B. Luo, W. Pan, J. Ye, and Z. Chen, "RZ to NRZ Format Conversion for Two Tributaries of a PDM Signal Simultaneously Utilizing a Single section of HNLF," in National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper JW2A.89.
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