We demonstrate wavelength multicast of 10-Gb/s NRZ-DPSK signals by four-wave mixing in a semiconductor optical amplifier. Using three input optical pumps, one-to-six multicast is achieved with an output channel spacing of 200 GHz.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.5060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Phase modulation
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(250.5980) Optoelectronics : Semiconductor optical amplifiers
M. P. Fok and C. Shu, " Multi-Pump Four-Wave Mixing in a Semiconductor Optical Amplifier for Wavelength Multicast of NRZ-DPSK Signals," in Optical Amplifiers and Their Applications/Coherent Optical Technologies and Applications, OSA Technical Digest Series(CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper OTuC5.
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