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Chinese Optics Letters

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  • Editor: Zhizhan Xu
  • Vol. 10, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 2012
  • pp: 050601–

Optimized all-optical amplitude reshaping by exploiting nonlinear phase shift in fiber for degenerated FWM

Heng Zhou, Kun Qiu, and Fengfeng Tian  »View Author Affiliations


Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 10, Issue 5, pp. 050601- (2012)


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Abstract

We describe a novel performance optimization method for all-optical amplitude reshaping via degenerated four-wave mixing (FWM) in highly nonlinear optical fiber. The proposed optimization method is achieved by judiciously configuring the FWM operational condition and exploiting the nonlinear phase shift induced by self- and cross-phase modulations to properly influence the FWM conversion efficiency. Through the proposed scheme, fully functional and prevailing reshaping performance, including significant amplitude jitter suppression and extinction ratio improvement, is obtained within a single FWM stage. Results of the present theoretical calculation and numerical simulation verify the feasibility and advantages of the proposed scheme.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(060.7140) Fiber optics and optical communications : Ultrafast processes in fibers

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

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Heng Zhou, Kun Qiu, and Fengfeng Tian, "Optimized all-optical amplitude reshaping by exploiting nonlinear phase shift in fiber for degenerated FWM," Chin. Opt. Lett. 10, 050601- (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/col/abstract.cfm?URI=col-10-5-050601

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