Widely tunable Wavelength Exchange in Anomalous-dispersion Regime

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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Fung, Rebecca W. L.; Cheung, Henry K. Y.; Wong, Kenneth K. Y. (Photonics Systems Research Laboratory, Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, the University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong)

We investigate the tunability of wavelength exchange using two pumps in the anomalous-dispersion region. Complete wavelength exchange is achieved with tuning range >15nm. Bit error rate of <10-9 is maintained with power penalties of ~2dB.