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  • Vol. 24, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 2006
  • pp: 3677–3682

Highly Efficient Multichannel Wavelength Conversion of DPSK Signals

Preetpaul Devgan, Renyong Tang, Vladimir S. Grigoryan, and Prem Kumar

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 24, Issue 10, pp. 3677-3682 (2006)

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This paper demonstrates a multichannel wavelength conversion of differential phase-shift-keyed (DPSK) signals using four-wave mixing in a highly nonlinear fiber. The wavelengths of three 10-Gb/s nonreturn-to-zero (NRZ) DPSK channels are simultaneously converted without incurring the cross-gain modulation penalty usually associated with on–off-keyed signals. A maximum conversion efficiency of 85% was achieved for both NRZ and return-to-zero DPSK signals.

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Preetpaul Devgan, Renyong Tang, Vladimir S. Grigoryan, and Prem Kumar, "Highly Efficient Multichannel Wavelength Conversion of DPSK Signals," J. Lightwave Technol. 24, 3677-3682 (2006)

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