All-optical Broadband Tunable Wavelength Multicasting using a Pump- Modulated Wide-Band Fiber Optical Parametric Amplifier with High and Flat Gain

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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Lu, Guo-Wei; Abedin, Kazi Sarwar; Miyazaki, Tetsuya (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Japan)

We demonstrate an all-optical broadband wavelength multicasting scheme using a pump-modulated optical parametric amplifier. =11-dB ER and =8-dB eye-opening Q are obtained through a 64-nm bandwidth with high (=28 dB) and flat (~3-dB variation) gain.