160 Gb/s optical time-division demultiplexing by four-wave mixing in a 5 cm length ultra-high nonlinear As2S3 waveguide

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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Pelusi, M. D.; Taeed, V. G.; Eggleton, B. J. (Centre for Ultrahigh-bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems (CUDOS), School of Physics, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia)
Madden, S.; Choi, D.; Luther-Davies, B. (Centre for Ultrahigh-bandwidthDevices for Optical Systems (CUDOS), Laser Physics Centre, Australian National University (ANU), Canberra ACT 0200, Australia)

An As2S3 waveguide with ultra-high optical Kerr nonlinearity ~ 2000 W-1km-1 demonstrates highperformance time-division demultiplexing of a 160 Gb/s signal into its tributary 10 Gb/s channels via four-wave mixing in just a 50 mm length device.