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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 11, Iss. 23 — Nov. 17, 2003
  • pp: 3122–3127

Simultaneous residual chromatic dispersion monitoring and frequency conversion with gain using a parametric amplifier

T. T. Ng, J. L. Blows, J. T. Mok, P. Hu, J. A. Bolger, P. Hambley, and B. J. Eggleton  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 11, Issue 23, pp. 3122-3127 (2003)

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We demonstrate that chromatic dispersion induced pulse-width broadening can be effectively monitored by a simple average power measurement of the filtered output from a parametric amplifier when additional four-wave mixing interactions are introduced. This all-optical technique also provides all-optical frequency conversion of the signal being monitored and signal gain.

© 2003 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers

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Original Manuscript: October 9, 2003
Revised Manuscript: November 6, 2003
Published: November 17, 2003

T. Ng, J. Blows, J. Mok, P. Hu, J. Bolger, P. Hambley, and Benjamin Eggleton, "Simultaneous residual chromatic dispersion monitoring and frequency conversion with gain using a parametric amplifier," Opt. Express 11, 3122-3127 (2003)

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