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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 23 — Nov. 7, 2011
  • pp: 22410–22416

All-optical wavelength conversion for 10 Gb/s DPSK signals in a silicon ring resonator

F. Li, M. Pelusi, D-X. Xu, R. Ma, S. Janz, B.J. Eggleton, and D.J. Moss  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 23, pp. 22410-22416 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.022410


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Abstract

We demonstrate all-optical wavelength conversion at 10 Gb/s for differential phase-shift keyed (DPSK) data signals in the C-band, based on four-wave mixing (FWM) in a silicon ring resonator. Error-free operation with a system penalty of ~4.1 dB at 10−9 BER is achieved.

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OCIS Codes
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.5990) Integrated optics : Semiconductors
(160.4330) Materials : Nonlinear optical materials
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: August 23, 2011
Revised Manuscript: October 1, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: October 3, 2011
Published: October 24, 2011

Citation
F. Li, M. Pelusi, D-X. Xu, R. Ma, S. Janz, B.J. Eggleton, and D.J. Moss, "All-optical wavelength conversion for 10 Gb/s DPSK signals in a silicon ring resonator," Opt. Express 19, 22410-22416 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-23-22410


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