All-Optical Demultiplexing of 640 Gbit/s OTDM-DPSK Signal Using a Semiconductor SMZ Switch
Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria
Proceedings: ECOC 2009
Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Hirooka, Toshihiko; Okazaki, Masatada; Hirano, Toshiyuki; Guan, Pengyu; Nakazawa, Masataka (Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Tohoku University, 2-1-1, Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai-shi 980-8577, Japan)
Nakamura, Shigeru (Nano Electronics Research Laboratories, NEC Corporation, 34 Miyukigaoka, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8501 Japan)
The all-optical demultiplexing of a 640 Gbit/s OTDM signal is successfully demonstrated using a symmetric Mach-Zehnder switch incorporating SOAs. An ultrafast switching gate as narrow as 1.4 ps is realised, which facilitates low-penalty demultiplexing.