All-Optical Half-Adder by Using a Single-Stage Optical Parametric Amplifier

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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Lai, David M. F.; Lin, Edmond N.; Wong, Kenneth K. Y. (Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, the University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong)

An all-optical half-adder has been successfully demonstrated using cross gain modulation (XGM) and four-wave mixing (FWM) in an optical parametric amplifier (OPA) on a highly-nonlinear dispersion-shifted fiber. Power penalty of less than 2dB was achieved.