We experimentally demonstrate and theoretically verify for what is believed to be the first time that an almost unlimited bandwidth λ-conversion can be achieved. 2R-functionality is also reported. Effect is based on cross-phase modulation.
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D. M. Forin, G. M. Tosi Beleffi, F. Curti, S. Taccheo, K. Ennser, M. Karasek, and A. Teixeira, " Ultra-Wide Band λ-Converter with Regeneration Properties Based on Cross Phase Modulation Effect in Highly Non Linear Dispersion Flattened Fiber," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper JWA55.