We demonstrated 6-THz wavelength conversion of a 10 Gbit/s DPSK signal via four-wave-mixing in a silicon coupled resonator optical waveguide. The device provides 16 dB enhancement of the conversion efficiency with negligible phase information distortion.
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(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.4555) Optical devices : Coupled resonators
F. Morichetti, A. Melloni, A. Canciamilla, C. Ferrari, M. Torregiani, A. Samarelli, R. M. De La Rue, and M. Sorel, "Phase Preserving Wavelength Conversion over 6 THz in a Silicon Coupled Resonator Optical Waveguide," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper PDPA9.
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