All-optical wavelength conversion for 10 Gb/s DPSK signals in a silicon ring resonator

Centre for Ultrahigh-bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems (CUDOS), Institute of Photonics and Optical Science (IPOS), School of Physics, The University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia.
Optics Express (Impact Factor: 3.49). 11/2011; 19(23):22410-6. DOI: 10.1364/OE.19.022410
Source: PubMed


We demonstrate all-optical wavelength conversion at 10 Gb/s for differential phase-shift keyed (DPSK) data signals in the C-band, based on four-wave mixing (FWM) in a silicon ring resonator. Error-free operation with a system penalty of ~4.1 dB at 10⁻⁹ BER is achieved.

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