160 Gb/s Cross Gain Modulation in Quantum Dot SOA at 1550 nm

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

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Contestabile, G. (Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Via Moruzzi 1, 56124 Pisa, Italy)
Contestabile, G.; Maruta, A.; Kitayama, K. (Department of Electrical, Electronics and Information Engineering, Osaka University, 565-0871 Osaka, Japan)
Sekiguchi, S.; Morito, K.; Sugawara, M. (Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., 10-1 Morinosato-Wakamiya, Atsugi, 243-0197, Japan)

We report, for the first time, pattern-effect free wavelength conversion in a QD-SOA at 160 Gb/s in Cband. Very fast (10ps) 85% gain recovery and the use of a slightly detuned blue-shifted filter allow highly efficient XGM wavelength conversion.