Fibre-Based Parametric Wavelength Conversion of 86 Gb/s RZ-DQPSK Signals With 15 dB Gain Using a Dual-Pump Configuration

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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Richter, Thomas; Schubert, Colja (Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Heinrich-Hertz-Institut, Einsteinufer 37, 10587 Berlin, Germany)
Elschner, Robert; Petermann, Klaus (Technische Universität Berlin, Fachgebiet Hochfrequenztechnik/Photonics, Sekretariat HFT-4, Einsteinufer 25, 10587 Berlin, Germany)

We show error-free wavelength conversion of 86 Gb/s RZ-DQPSK signals with 15 dB gain in a highly non-linear fibre using a dual-pump configuration with precisely counterphased pump-phase modulations.