We have experimentally investigated the operation margin of all-optical regenerator by SOA-based polarization discriminated switch at 40 Gbit/s. The tolerances against power variance and timing deviation of the input data signals were evaluated in detail.
© 2003 Optical Society of America
(070.0070) Fourier optics and signal processing : Fourier optics and signal processing
(070.4340) Fourier optics and signal processing : Nonlinear optical signal processing
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.1150) Optical devices : All-optical devices
M. Tsurusawa, K. Nishimura, R. Inohara, and M. Usami, "Operation Margin of All-Optical Regenerator at 40-Gbit/s by SOA-Based Polarization Discriminated Switch," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2003), paper ThX3.
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