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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 10 — May. 10, 2010
  • pp: 9891–9899

OOK generation based on MZI incorporating a pumped nonlinear ring resonators system

P. P. Yupapin and Chat Teeka  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 10, pp. 9891-9899 (2010)

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In this paper, we present an interesting result of nonlinear light pulse propagation within a Mach-Zehnder Inteferometer (MZI) which can be used to extend the existed on off keying (OOK) techniques. The goal of this paper is OOK generation based on MZI incorporating a pumped nonlinear ring resonators system. We first analyze the principles of a phase modulation scheme using MZI incorporating the triple nonlinear ring resonators, which can be fabricated and used in practical communications. After that, we focus on the recent modulation schemes, where the all-optical on off keying and the phase shift control for phase shaped binary transmission (PSBT) are discussed in details. The novelty of this work is that the nonlinear ring resonators are used incorporating a MZI, where the extended switching generation can be achieved and seen.

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OCIS Codes
(060.5060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Phase modulation
(190.4390) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, integrated optics
(230.4110) Optical devices : Modulators

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

Original Manuscript: January 11, 2010
Revised Manuscript: April 9, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: April 14, 2010
Published: April 27, 2010

P. P. Yupapin and Chat Teeka, "OOK generation based on MZI incorporating a pumped nonlinear ring resonators system," Opt. Express 18, 9891-9899 (2010)

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