First Demonstration of PPLN+RSOA-based Tunable All-Optical NRZ-to-RZ Format Conversion

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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Wang, Jian; Sun, Junqiang; Sun, Qizhen; Zhang, Xinliang; Huang, Dexiu (Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronis, School of Optoelectronic Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430074, China)
Sun, Qizhen (Network Technology Research Centre, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 637553, Singapore)
Fejer, M. M. (Edward L. Ginzton Laboratory, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 USA)

We experimentally demonstrate a novel scheme of all-optical NRZ-to-RZ format conversion at 10 Gb/s and 20 Gb/s using a PPLN and a RSOA. Tunable operation and single-to-dual channel conversion are successfully observed in the experiment.