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Chinese Optics Letters

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  • Vol. 4, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 2006
  • pp: 205–207

All-optical wavelength conversion based on nonlinear polarization rotation (NPR) in SOA and AWG filtering

Junyi Zhang, Jian Wu, Kun Xu, and Jintong Lin  »View Author Affiliations


Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 4, Issue 4, pp. 205-207 (2006)


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Abstract

An all-optical wavelength converter, based on nonlinear polarization rotation (NPR) in semiconductor optical amplifier (SOA) and array waveguide grating (AWG) filtering, is experimentally demonstrated. The wavelength converter can provide excellent operation including extinction ratio and Q factor. The simultaneous two wavelength conversion outputs are successfully obtained at 20 Gb/s.

© 2005 Chinese Optics Letters

OCIS Codes
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(230.1150) Optical devices : All-optical devices

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Junyi Zhang, Jian Wu, Kun Xu, and Jintong Lin, "All-optical wavelength conversion based on nonlinear polarization rotation (NPR) in SOA and AWG filtering," Chin. Opt. Lett. 4, 205-207 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/col/abstract.cfm?URI=col-4-4-205


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