Experimental Synchronization/Multiplexing of Optical Data Packets using a Reconfigurable and Continuously-Tunable Optical Delay Based on Wavelength Conversion and Interchannel Chromatic Dispersion

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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Fazal, Irfan; Yilmaz, Omer; Nuccio, Scott; Zhang, Bo; Willner, Alan (Dept. of Electrical Engineering Systems, University of Southern California)
Langrock, Carsten; Fejer, Martin (Edward L. Ginzton Laboratory, Stanford University, Stanford, California)

10Gb/s Optical data packets are synchronized and multiplexed by using continuously-tunable all-optical delay line with 26.4ns tuning range. Delay reconfigurability is measured to be 276ps.