Using a 7.5µm wide InP Micro-Disc-Laser, with a very low ~100µA threshold current, heterogeneously integrated on top of Silicon on Insulator substrate, all optical NRZ wavelength conversion at speeds up to 20Gb/s is demonstrated.
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(230.1150) Optical devices : All-optical devices
(130.7405) Integrated optics : Wavelength conversion devices
O. Raz, L. Liu, R. Kumar, G. Morthier, D. Van Thourhout, P. Regreny, P. Rojo Romeo, T. De Vries, and H. J. Dorren, "Compact, Low Power and Low Threshold Electrically Pumped Micro Disc Lasers for 20Gb/s Non Return to Zero All Optical Wavelength Conversion," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper OMQ5.
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