Simultaneous all-optical 2R regeneration of 4x10 Gbit/s Wavelength Division Multiplexed channels

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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Provost, L.; Parmigiani, F. (Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton SO 17 1BJ, United Kingdom)
Mukasa, K.; Takahashi, M.; Hiroishi, J. (Furukawa Electric Co., Fitel Photonics Laboratory, 6, Yawata-Kaigandori, Ichihara, Chiba Pref., Japan)

We demonstrate all-optical regeneration of four WDM channels in a single optical fibre by using polarization multiplexing in a bidirectional configuration. We observe no performance degradation arising from the presence of the multiple channels.