Performance of Parametric Wavelength Exchange for Narrow Pulse Width Return-to-Zero Signal

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

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Shen, Mengzhe; Xu, Xing; Cheung, Kim K. Y.; Yuk, T. I.; Wong, Kenneth K. Y. (Photonic Systems Research Laboratory, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong)

We demonstrate the parametric wavelength exchange for 10-Gb/s RZ and NRZ signals. The narrow pulse width of the exchanged RZ signal indicates that CW or quasi-CW pumps are capable of handling with ultrahigh-speed signal processing.