We investigate a simple wavelength converter based on optical phase modulation. The scheme offers good efficiency, format- and bit-rate-independence and uses no local laser. Near penalty-free conversion, two-wavelength operation and a 100nm-operating range are confirmed.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2360) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics links and subsystems
(060.5060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Phase modulation
W. Mao, P. A. Andrekson, and J. Toulouse, "All-optical wavelength conversion based on pure optical phase modulation," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper MF77.
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