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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 26 — Dec. 22, 2008
  • pp: 21964–21970

DPSK multicast using multiple-pump FWM in Bismuths highly nonlinear fiber with high multicast efficiency

Guo-Wei Lu, Kazi Sarwar Abedin, and Tetsuya Miyazaki  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 26, pp. 21964-21970 (2008)

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In this paper, we discuss the multicast efficiency issue in the optical layer multicast. A 1-to-8 phase-preserved different phase-shifted keying (DPSK) wavelength multicast is experimentally demonstrated using four-wave mixing (FWM) in a piece of Bismuth highly nonlinear fiber (Bi-HNLF). DPSK signal is successfully delivered from one wavelength to up to eight different wavelengths using only three pumps. Compared with the existing schemes, the multicast efficiency is greatly improved by delivering the phase information to more destination wavelengths.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.5060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Phase modulation
(060.1155) Fiber optics and optical communications : All-optical networks
(060.4255) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, multicast

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

Original Manuscript: October 13, 2008
Revised Manuscript: December 10, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: December 16, 2008
Published: December 18, 2008

Guo-Wei Lu, Kazi Sarwar Abedin, and Tetsuya Miyazaki, "DPSK multicast using multiple-pump FWM in Bismuths highly nonlinear fiber with high multicast efficiency," Opt. Express 16, 21964-21970 (2008)

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