Bismuth-Oxide Highly Nonlinear Fiber Based Dispersion Imbalanced Loop Mirror for RZ Signal Regeneration

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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Fok, Mable P.; Shu, Chester (Department of Electronic Engineering and Center for Advanced Research in Photonics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong)

We demonstrated a compact dispersion imbalanced loop mirror for RZ signal regeneration using a 32- cm bismuth-oxide highly-nonlinear fiber. BER measurement was performed with a 10-Gb/s 2(exp31)-1 PRBS. The receiver sensitivity was improved by 6 dB.