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Optics Express

  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 3 — Feb. 9, 2004
  • pp: 416–420

7×40 Gb/s base-rate RZ all-optical broadcasting utilizing an electroabsorption modulator

L. Xu, N. Chi, K. Yvind, L.J. Christiansen, L.K. Oxenløwe, J. Mørk, P. Jeppesen, and J. Hanberg  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 3, pp. 416-420 (2004)

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We experimentally demonstrate all-optical broadcasting through simultaneous 7×40 Gb/s base-rate wavelength conversion in RZ format based on cross absorption modulation in an electroabsorption modulator. In this experiment the original intensity-modulated information is successfully duplicated onto seven wavelengths that comply with the ITU-T proposal. The advantages of the proposed wavelength conversion scheme are also discussed.

© 2004 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2360) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics links and subsystems
(070.4560) Fourier optics and signal processing : Data processing by optical means

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: December 22, 2003
Revised Manuscript: January 23, 2004
Published: February 9, 2004

L. Xu, N. Chi, K. Yvind, L. Christiansen, L. Oxenløwe, J. Mørk, P. Jeppesen, and J. Hanberg, "7�? 40 Gb/s base-rate RZ all-optical broadcasting utilizing an electroabsorption modulator," Opt. Express 12, 416-420 (2004)

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