Geraghty, David F. and Lee, Robert B. and Vahala, Kerry J. and Verdiell, Marc and Ziari, Mehrdad and Mathur, Atul (1997) Wavelength conversion up to 18 nm at 10 Gb/s by four-wave mixing in a semiconductor optical amplifier. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 9 (4). pp. 452-454. ISSN 1041-1135. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:GERieeeptl97
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We characterize the conversion bandwidth of a four-wave mixing semiconductor optical amplifier wavelength converter. Conversion of 10-Gb/s signals with bit-error-rate (BER) performance of <10^-9 is demonstrated for wavelength down-shifts of up to 18 nm and upshifts of up to 10 nm.
|Additional Information:||© Copyright 1997 IEEE. Reprinted with permission. Manuscript received October 7, 1996; revised December 11, 1996. This work was supported by DARPA under Contract DAAL 01-94-K-03 430 and the National Science Foundation under Grant ECS-9 412 862. The authors acknowledge P.O. Hedekvist for invaluable discussion and assistance.|
|Subject Keywords:||Communication systems, frequency conversion, optical mixing, semiconductor optical amplifier|
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