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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 9 — May. 6, 2013
  • pp: 11415–11424

Phase-preserving parametric wavelength conversion to SWIR band in highly nonlinear dispersion stabilized fiber

Faezeh Gholami, Bill P.-P. Kuo, Sanja Zlatanovic, Nikola Alic, and Stojan Radic  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 9, pp. 11415-11424 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.011415


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Abstract

The first successful translation of a phase modulated optical signal over 80 THz, from the near infrared to the short-wave infrared (SWIR) band is demonstrated. A signal, phase-modulated at 10 Gbps, was received in an error-free manner in the SWIR(1.7–2.2 μm) band. A new class of highly nonlinear fiber with reduced dispersion fluctuation was utilized as the platform for this phase-preserving distant parametric conversion.

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OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(190.4975) Nonlinear optics : Parametric processes

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: February 21, 2013
Revised Manuscript: April 23, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: April 24, 2013
Published: May 2, 2013

Citation
Faezeh Gholami, Bill P.-P. Kuo, Sanja Zlatanovic, Nikola Alic, and Stojan Radic, "Phase-preserving parametric wavelength conversion to SWIR band in highly nonlinear dispersion stabilized fiber," Opt. Express 21, 11415-11424 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-9-11415


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