FWM-based All-Optical Phase Drop for Format Conversion from 320-Gb/s RZ-DQPSK to 160-Gb/s RZ-DPSK

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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Lu, Guo-Wei; Miyazaki, Tetsuya (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), 4-1-1, Nukui-Kitamachi, Koganei, Tokyo 184-8795, Japan)

We experimentally demonstrated format conversion from 320-Gb/s RZ-DQPSK to 160-Gb/s RZ-DPSK through the proposed all-optical phase drop scheme. It can be applied to drop a binary tributary from a multilevel modulation format.