Experimental Demonstration of Slow Light on RZ-DQPSK Signals

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

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

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Zhang, B.; Zhang, L.; Nuccio, S.; Christen, L.; Wu, T.; Willner, A. E. (Dept. of Electrical Engineering-Systems, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 90089, USA)
Yan, L.-S. (General Photonics, 5228, Edison Ave., Chino CA 91710)

We demonstrate 60-ps symbol-delay with error-free demodulation of both quadratures for 10-Gb/s RZDQPSK via a SBS-based slow-light medium. Simulation results propose the possibility to transmit very-high spectrally-efficient formats through a bandwidth-limited slow-light element.