10 Gb/s Optical Buffer Memory Using a Polarization Bistable VCSEL

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Mori, Takashi; Sato, Yuuki; Kawaguchi, Hitoshi (CREST, Japan Science and Technology Agency)
Mori, Takashi; Kawaguchi, Hitoshi (Nara Institute of Science and Technology, 8916-5, Takayama-cho, Ikoma-shi, Nara-Pref. 630-0192 Japan)

Optical buffer memory was experimentally demonstrated at 10 Gb/s using a polarization bistable verticalcavity surface-emitting laser. Fast switching operation was obtained by increasing the detuning frequency between the injection light and the lasing output.