Time domain add-drop multiplexing for RZ-DPSK OTDM signals

E.J.M. Verdurmen, A.M.J. Koonen, H. Waardt, de

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Abstract

We show all-optical time domain add-drop multiplexing for a phase modulated OTDM signal for the first time, to our knowledge. The add-drop multiplexer is constructed of a Kerr shutter consisting of a 375 m long highly nonlinear fiber (HNLF), ¿=20 W-1km-1. Successful time domain add-drop multiplexing is shown for 80 Gb/s RZ-DPSK OTDM signals with a 10 Gb/s base rate.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5114-5120
Number of pages7
JournalOptics Express
Volume14
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006

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