All-optical Combination of DPSK and OOK to 320-Gb/s DQPSK Signal Using Fiber-based Signal Processors

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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Futami, F.; Okabe, R.; Kato, T.; Watanabe, S. (Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., 4-1-1 Kamikodanaka, Nakahara-ku, Kawasaki, 211-8588, Japan)
Schmidt-Langhorst, C.; Ludwig, R. (Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Heinrich-Hertz-Institut, Einsteinufer 37, 10587 Berlin, Germany)

All-optical combination of 160-Gb/s DPSK and OOK signals into a 320-Gb/s DQPSK signal is demonstrated using highly-nonlinear fibers. A polarization-insensitive optical parametric limiter enabled error-free combination operation midway in a 200 km fiber link.