We describe multi-THz wavelength conversion in a 1550nm InAs/InP quantum dash semiconductor optical amplifier using four wave mixing and cross gain modulation. Short pulses as well as data sequences were converted.
© 2003 Optical Society of America
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3280) Lasers and laser optics : Laser amplifiers
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
A. Bilenca, R. Alizon, D. Dahan, G. Eisenstein, R. Schwertberger, D. Gold, J. P. Reithmaier, and A. Forchel, "Multi -THz Wavelength Conversion by Four Wave Mixing and Cross Gain Modulation in an InAs/InP Quantum Dash Semiconductor Optical Amplifier Operating at 1550nm," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2003), paper ThO2.