All-Optical Wavelength Conversion at 160Gb/s by Intersubband Transition Switches Utilizing Efficient XPM in InGaAs/AlAsSb Coupled Double Quantum Well

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

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Akimoto, R.; Gozu, S.; Mozume, T.; Akita, K.; Cong, G. W.; Hasama, T.; Ishikawa, H. (Network Photonics Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, AIST Tsukuba Central 2-1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8568, Japan)

We report all-optical wavelength conversion of 160-Gb/s signal by intersubband transition switches with signal pulse energy as low as sub-pJ, which is enabled by newly designed InGaAs/AlGaAs/AlAsSb coupled double quantum wells exhibiting the enhanced cross-phase modulation.