Wideband All-Optical Phase Interleaving Technology Enabling Phase- Multiplexing of 3x10-Gb/s DPSK-WDM into 30-Gb/s DPSK using FWM in HNLF

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication - Post-Deadline Papers
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 propose all-optical phase-interleaving to phase-multiplex 2x/3x10-Gb/s DPSK-WDM signals to a 20/30-Gb/s DPSK in NRZ, using FWM in HNLF over a 40-nm tuning-range. It does not require additional precoder and offers high spectral-efficiency without pulse-carving.