All-Optical RZ-DPSK WDM to RZ-DQPSK Phase Multiplexing using Four-Wave Mixing in Highly-Nonlinear Fiber

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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Lu, Guo-Wei; Abedin, Kazi Sarwar; Miyazaki, Tetsuya (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Japan)

We experimentally demonstrate an all-optical phase multiplexing scheme using FWM in a highlynonlinear fiber. Two 10-Gb/s RZ-DPSK WDM signals are phase-multiplexed into one 20-Gb/s RZ-DQPSK signal with a 1.6-dB negative power penalty.