Abstract

We have fabricated a photonic crystal fiber based Mach-Zehnder interferometer and demonstrated its use in both RZ-to-NRZ and NRZ-to-PRZ pulse format conversions for 10-Gb/s OOK signals. The PCF length is only ~165 cm.

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