Fast nonlinear-polarization-switching in SOAs for 40 Gb/s optical processing

G. Contestabile, N. Calabretta, E. Ciaramella, M. Presi

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Abstract

We experimentally demonstrate all-optical wavelength conversion at 40 Gb/s by means of Nonlinear-Polarization-Switching in an SOA. Using an amplifier optimized for fast gain recovery, we report both usual single and simultaneous multi-conversion to different wavelengths.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptical amplifiers and their applications : topical meeting and tabletop exhibit, 7 - 10 August 2005, Budapest, Hungary ; technical digest
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)1557527903, 9781557527905
Publication statusPublished - 2005
Externally publishedYes
EventOptical Amplifiers and Their Applications, OAA 2005 - Budapest, Hungary
Duration: 7 Aug 20057 Aug 2005

Conference

ConferenceOptical Amplifiers and Their Applications, OAA 2005
CountryHungary
CityBudapest
Period7/08/057/08/05

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