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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 3 — Feb. 11, 2013
  • pp: 2862–2868

Simultaneous regeneration of two 160 Gbit/s WDM channels in a single highly nonlinear fiber

Ju Wang, Hua Ji, Hao Hu, Hans Christian Hansen Mulvad, Michael Galili, Evarist Palushani, Jinlong Yu, Palle Jeppesen, and Leif Katsuo Oxenløwe  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 3, pp. 2862-2868 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.002862


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Abstract

We experimentally demonstrate simultaneous all-optical regeneration of two 160-Gbit/s wavelength-division multiplexed (WDM) channels in a single highly nonlinear fiber (HNLF). The multi-channel regeneration performance is confirmed by bit-error rate (BER) measurements. The receiver powers at a BER of 10−9 are improved by about 4.9 dB and 2.1 dB for the two channels, respectively. The BER performance is not degraded by the presence of a second channel. Mitigation of the inter-channel nonlinearities is achieved through bidirectional propagation.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(070.4340) Fourier optics and signal processing : Nonlinear optical signal processing
(190.4975) Nonlinear optics : Parametric processes

ToC Category:
Subsystems for Optical Networks

History
Original Manuscript: October 1, 2012
Revised Manuscript: November 13, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: November 14, 2012
Published: January 30, 2013

Citation
Ju Wang, Hua Ji, Hao Hu, Hans Christian Hansen Mulvad, Michael Galili, Evarist Palushani, Jinlong Yu, Palle Jeppesen, and Leif Katsuo Oxenløwe, "Simultaneous regeneration of two 160 Gbit/s WDM channels in a single highly nonlinear fiber," Opt. Express 21, 2862-2868 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-3-2862


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