We demonstrate multicasting of 40 Gb/s NRZ-OOK data into 24 RZ copies using a single pump and supercontinuum generation. The NRZ signal is optically sampled and a supercontinuum is generated using the sampled signal. An average ~1.6 dB power penalty is achieved for 24 channels at a BER of 10−9.

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