We introduce and verify experimentally an interferometric scheme for performing cross-gain modulation. The scheme is used to demonstrate all-optical wavelength conversion with good extinction ratio in media with little or no cross-phase modulation nonlinearity.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(250.5980) Optoelectronics : Semiconductor optical amplifiers
(130.7405) Integrated optics : Wavelength conversion devices
R. Bonk, P. Vorreau, S. Sygletos, T. Vallaitis, J. Wang, W. Freude, J. Leuthold, R. Brenot, F. Lelarge, G. h. Duan, C. Meuer, S. Liebich, M. Laemmlin, and D. Bimberg, "An Interferometric Configuration for Performing Cross-Gain Modulation with Improved Signal Quality," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper JWA70.
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