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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 2013
  • pp: 16683–16689

FWM-based wavelength conversion of 40 Gbaud PSK signals in a silicon germanium waveguide

Mohamed A. Ettabib, Kamal Hammani, Francesca Parmigiani, Liam Jones, Alexandros Kapsalis, Adonis Bogris, Dimitris Syvridis, Mickael Brun, Pierre Labeye, Sergio Nicoletti, and Periklis Petropoulos  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 14, pp. 16683-16689 (2013)

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We demonstrate four wave mixing (FWM) based wavelength conversion of 40 Gbaud differential phase shift keyed (DPSK) and quadrature phase shift keyed (QPSK) signals in a 2.5 cm long silicon germanium waveguide. For a 290 mW pump power, bit error ratio (BER) measurements show approximately a 2-dB power penalty in both cases of DPSK (measured at a BER of 10−9) and QPSK (at a BER of 10−3) signals that we examined.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(190.4380) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, four-wave mixing
(190.4390) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, integrated optics
(230.7390) Optical devices : Waveguides, planar
(130.7405) Integrated optics : Wavelength conversion devices

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Integrated Optics

Original Manuscript: February 27, 2013
Revised Manuscript: April 17, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: April 17, 2013
Published: July 5, 2013

Mohamed A. Ettabib, Kamal Hammani, Francesca Parmigiani, Liam Jones, Alexandros Kapsalis, Adonis Bogris, Dimitris Syvridis, Mickael Brun, Pierre Labeye, Sergio Nicoletti, and Periklis Petropoulos, "FWM-based wavelength conversion of 40 Gbaud PSK signals in a silicon germanium waveguide," Opt. Express 21, 16683-16689 (2013)

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