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All-Optical Wavelength Conversion at 40 Gb/s Data Rate in Silicon Waveguides

Intel Corporation, Santa Clara
DOI: 10.1109/OFC.2007.4348328 Conference: Optical Fiber Communication and the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, 2007. OFC/NFOEC 2007. Conference on
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We report efficient wavelength conversion of a high speed signal at 40 Gb/s via four-wave mixing in silicon-on-insulator rib waveguides. Results give an efficiency of -8.6 dB, and the converted signal shows good signal integrity.

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