In-line signal regeneration using FWM in a fiber, which stabilizes amplitude while maintaining phase information carried by the signal, is analyzed. It is shown that RZ-DPSK quasi-linear transmission performance can be improved by the regenerator.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
M. Matsumoto, " In-line regeneration of RZ-DPSK signals using four-wave mixing in a fiber," in Optical Amplifiers and Their Applications/Integrated Photonics Research, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper OTuC2.
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