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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 4 — Feb. 15, 2010
  • pp: 3905–3910

Error-free all-optical demultiplexing at 160Gb/s via FWM in a silicon nanowire

F. Li, M. Pelusi, D-X. Xu, A. Densmore, R. Ma, S. Janz, and D.J. Moss  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 4, pp. 3905-3910 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.003905


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Abstract

We demonstrate all-optical time division demultiplexing from 160Gb/s to 10Gb/s in the C-band, based on four-wave mixing (FWM) in a silicon nanowire. We achieve error-free operation with a system penalty of ~3.9dB at 10−9 BER.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics materials
(160.4330) Materials : Nonlinear optical materials
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
(130.2755) Integrated optics : Glass waveguides

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: December 11, 2009
Revised Manuscript: January 13, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: January 15, 2010
Published: February 11, 2010

Citation
F. Li, M. Pelusi, D-X. Xu, A. Densmore, R. Ma, S. Janz, and D.J. Moss, "Error-free all-optical demultiplexing at 160Gb/s via FWM in a silicon nanowire," Opt. Express 18, 3905-3910 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-4-3905


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