Regenerative Wavelength conversion at 80 Gbps with a negative power penalty of 2dB at 10-9 BER is demonstrated using Cross Phase Modulation (XPM) enhanced by Raman gain in 1Km of highly-nonlinear-dispersion-shifted fiber.
© 2003 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics
W. Wang, H. N. Poulsen, L. Rau, D. J. Blumenthal, H. Chou, J. E. Bowers, and G. Lars, "80-Gb/s Regenerative Wavelength Conversion Using a Hybrid Raman/EDFA Gain-Enhanced XPM Converter with Highly-Nonlinear-Fiber," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2003), paper TuH2.
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