Abstract

A photonic gateway that performs conversion and reconversion of 40-Gbit/s (4-channel×10-Gbit/s) TDM-to-WDM-to-TDM by use of only data-signal-induced supercontinuum light sources is experimentally demonstrated. The proposed scheme is based on ultrafast photonic processing in both the time domain and the frequency domain, namely, optical time gating along with time shifting in the time domain, and supercontinuum generation followed by spectrum slicing in the frequency domain. A strict transparency to the bit rate and potential in ultrahigh-speed TDM-to-DWDM distinguish this conversion scheme.

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2002 (1)

2001 (3)

H. Sotobayashi, K. Kitayama, and W. Chujo, “40 Gbit/s pho-tonic packet compression and decompression by supercontinuum generation,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 37, 110–111 (2001).

H. Sotobayashi, W. Chujo, and T. Ozeki, “80 Gbit/s simultaneous photonic demultiplexing based on OTDM-to-WDM conversion by four-wave mixing with a supercontinuum light source,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 37, 640–642 (2001).

F. Futami and K. Kikuchi, “Low-noise multiwavelength transmitter using spectrum-sliced supercontinuum generated from a normal group-velocity dispersion fiber,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 13, 73–75 (2001).

2000 (3)

L. Boivin, S. Taccheo, C. R. Doerr, P. Schiffer, L. W. Stulz, R. Monnard, and W. Lin, “400 Gb/s transmission over 544 km from a spectrum-sliced supercontinuum source,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 36, 335–336 (2000).

T. Hashimoto, H. Sotobayashi, K. Kitayama, and W. Chujo, “Photonic conversion of OC-192 OTDM to-4xOC-48 WDM by supercontinuum generation,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 36, 1133–1135 (2000).

K. Kitayama, N. Wada, and H. Sotobayashi, “Architectural considerations for photonic IP router based upon optical code correlation,” J. Lightwave Technol. 18, 1834–1844 (2000).

1999 (3)

M. Nakazawa, H. Kubota, K. Tamura, “Random evolution and coherence degradation of a high-order optical soliton train in the presence of noise,” Opt. Lett. 24, 318–320 (1999).

Y. Takushima and K. Kikuchi, “10-GHz, over 20-channel multiwave-length pulse source by slicing super-continuum spectrum generated in normal-dispersion fiber,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 11, 322–324 (1999).

S. Fischer, M. Duelk, M. Puleo, R. Girardi, E. Gamper, W. Vogt, W. Hunziker, E. Gini, and H. Melchior, “40-Gb/s OTDM to 4×10 Gb/s WDM conversion in monolithic InP Mach–Zehnder interferometer module,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 11, 1262–1264 (1999).

1998 (3)

H. Kurita, I. Ogura, and H. Yokoyama, “Ultrafast all-optical signal processing with mode-locked semiconductor lasers,” IEICE Trans. Electron. E81-C, 129–139 (1998).

H. Sotobayashi and K. Kitayama, “325-nm bandwidth supercontinuum generation at 10 Gbit/s using dispersion-flattened and non-decreasing normal dispersion fibre with pulse compression technique,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 34, 1336–1337 (1998).

Y. Takushima, F. Futami, and K. Kikuchi, “Generation of over 140-nm-wide supercontinuum from a normal dispersion fiber by using a mode-locked semiconductor laser source,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 10, 1560–1562 (1998).

1997 (2)

K. Mori, H. Takara, S. Kawanishi, M. Saruwatari, and T. Morioka, “Flatly broadened supercontinuum spectrum generated in a dispersion decreasing fibre with convex dispersion profile,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 33, 1806–1808 (1997).

M. R. H. Daza, H. F. Liu, M. Tsuchiya, Y. Ogawa, and T. Kamiya, “All-optical WDM-to-TDM conversion with total capacity of 33 Gb/s for WDM network links,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 3, 1287–1294 (1997).

1996 (3)

K. Uchiyama, H. Takara, T. Morioka, S. Kawanishi, and M. Saruwatari, “100 Gbit/s multiple-channel output all-optical demultiplexing based on TDM–WDM conversion in a nonlinear optical loop mirror,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 32, 1989–1991 (1996).

D. Norte and A. E. Willner, “Demonstration of all-optical data format transparent WDM-to-TDM network node with extinction ratio enhancement for reconfigurable WDM networks,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 14, 1170–1182 (1996).

D. Norte and A. E. Willner, “All-optical data format conversions and reconversions between the wavelength and time domains for dynamically reconfigurable WDM networks,” J. Lightwave Technol. 14, 1170–1182 (1996).

1994 (3)

T. Morioka, K. Mori, S. Kawanishi, and M. Saruwatari, “Multi-WDM-channel, Gbit/s pulse generation from a single laser source utilizing LD-pumped supercontinuum in optical fibers,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 6, 365–367 (1994).

T. Morioka, S. Kawanishi, H. Takara, and M. Saruwatari, “Multiple-output, 100 Gbit/s all-optical demultiplexer based on multichannel four-wave mixing pumped by a linearly-chirped square pulse,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 30, 1959–1960 (1994).

M. A. Summerfield, J. P. R. Lacey, A. J. Lowery, and R. S. Tucker, “All-optical TDM to WDM conversion in a semiconductor optical amplifier,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 30, 255–256 (1994).

Boivin, L.

L. Boivin, S. Taccheo, C. R. Doerr, P. Schiffer, L. W. Stulz, R. Monnard, and W. Lin, “400 Gb/s transmission over 544 km from a spectrum-sliced supercontinuum source,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 36, 335–336 (2000).

Chujo, W.

H. Sotobayashi, A. Konishi, W. Chujo, and T. Ozeki, “Wavelength-band generation and transmission of 3.24-Tbit/s (81-channel WDM×40 Gbit/s) carrier-suppressed return-to-zero format by use of a single supercontinuum source for frequency standardization,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 19, 2803–2809 (2002).

H. Sotobayashi, K. Kitayama, and W. Chujo, “40 Gbit/s pho-tonic packet compression and decompression by supercontinuum generation,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 37, 110–111 (2001).

H. Sotobayashi, W. Chujo, and T. Ozeki, “80 Gbit/s simultaneous photonic demultiplexing based on OTDM-to-WDM conversion by four-wave mixing with a supercontinuum light source,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 37, 640–642 (2001).

T. Hashimoto, H. Sotobayashi, K. Kitayama, and W. Chujo, “Photonic conversion of OC-192 OTDM to-4xOC-48 WDM by supercontinuum generation,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 36, 1133–1135 (2000).

Daza, M. R. H.

M. R. H. Daza, H. F. Liu, M. Tsuchiya, Y. Ogawa, and T. Kamiya, “All-optical WDM-to-TDM conversion with total capacity of 33 Gb/s for WDM network links,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 3, 1287–1294 (1997).

Doerr, C. R.

L. Boivin, S. Taccheo, C. R. Doerr, P. Schiffer, L. W. Stulz, R. Monnard, and W. Lin, “400 Gb/s transmission over 544 km from a spectrum-sliced supercontinuum source,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 36, 335–336 (2000).

Duelk, M.

S. Fischer, M. Duelk, M. Puleo, R. Girardi, E. Gamper, W. Vogt, W. Hunziker, E. Gini, and H. Melchior, “40-Gb/s OTDM to 4×10 Gb/s WDM conversion in monolithic InP Mach–Zehnder interferometer module,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 11, 1262–1264 (1999).

Fischer, S.

S. Fischer, M. Duelk, M. Puleo, R. Girardi, E. Gamper, W. Vogt, W. Hunziker, E. Gini, and H. Melchior, “40-Gb/s OTDM to 4×10 Gb/s WDM conversion in monolithic InP Mach–Zehnder interferometer module,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 11, 1262–1264 (1999).

Futami, F.

F. Futami and K. Kikuchi, “Low-noise multiwavelength transmitter using spectrum-sliced supercontinuum generated from a normal group-velocity dispersion fiber,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 13, 73–75 (2001).

Y. Takushima, F. Futami, and K. Kikuchi, “Generation of over 140-nm-wide supercontinuum from a normal dispersion fiber by using a mode-locked semiconductor laser source,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 10, 1560–1562 (1998).

Gamper, E.

S. Fischer, M. Duelk, M. Puleo, R. Girardi, E. Gamper, W. Vogt, W. Hunziker, E. Gini, and H. Melchior, “40-Gb/s OTDM to 4×10 Gb/s WDM conversion in monolithic InP Mach–Zehnder interferometer module,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 11, 1262–1264 (1999).

Gini, E.

S. Fischer, M. Duelk, M. Puleo, R. Girardi, E. Gamper, W. Vogt, W. Hunziker, E. Gini, and H. Melchior, “40-Gb/s OTDM to 4×10 Gb/s WDM conversion in monolithic InP Mach–Zehnder interferometer module,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 11, 1262–1264 (1999).

Girardi, R.

S. Fischer, M. Duelk, M. Puleo, R. Girardi, E. Gamper, W. Vogt, W. Hunziker, E. Gini, and H. Melchior, “40-Gb/s OTDM to 4×10 Gb/s WDM conversion in monolithic InP Mach–Zehnder interferometer module,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 11, 1262–1264 (1999).

Hashimoto, T.

T. Hashimoto, H. Sotobayashi, K. Kitayama, and W. Chujo, “Photonic conversion of OC-192 OTDM to-4xOC-48 WDM by supercontinuum generation,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 36, 1133–1135 (2000).

Hunziker, W.

S. Fischer, M. Duelk, M. Puleo, R. Girardi, E. Gamper, W. Vogt, W. Hunziker, E. Gini, and H. Melchior, “40-Gb/s OTDM to 4×10 Gb/s WDM conversion in monolithic InP Mach–Zehnder interferometer module,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 11, 1262–1264 (1999).

Kamiya, T.

M. R. H. Daza, H. F. Liu, M. Tsuchiya, Y. Ogawa, and T. Kamiya, “All-optical WDM-to-TDM conversion with total capacity of 33 Gb/s for WDM network links,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 3, 1287–1294 (1997).

Kawanishi, S.

K. Mori, H. Takara, S. Kawanishi, M. Saruwatari, and T. Morioka, “Flatly broadened supercontinuum spectrum generated in a dispersion decreasing fibre with convex dispersion profile,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 33, 1806–1808 (1997).

K. Uchiyama, H. Takara, T. Morioka, S. Kawanishi, and M. Saruwatari, “100 Gbit/s multiple-channel output all-optical demultiplexing based on TDM–WDM conversion in a nonlinear optical loop mirror,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 32, 1989–1991 (1996).

T. Morioka, K. Mori, S. Kawanishi, and M. Saruwatari, “Multi-WDM-channel, Gbit/s pulse generation from a single laser source utilizing LD-pumped supercontinuum in optical fibers,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 6, 365–367 (1994).

T. Morioka, S. Kawanishi, H. Takara, and M. Saruwatari, “Multiple-output, 100 Gbit/s all-optical demultiplexer based on multichannel four-wave mixing pumped by a linearly-chirped square pulse,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 30, 1959–1960 (1994).

Kikuchi, K.

F. Futami and K. Kikuchi, “Low-noise multiwavelength transmitter using spectrum-sliced supercontinuum generated from a normal group-velocity dispersion fiber,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 13, 73–75 (2001).

Y. Takushima and K. Kikuchi, “10-GHz, over 20-channel multiwave-length pulse source by slicing super-continuum spectrum generated in normal-dispersion fiber,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 11, 322–324 (1999).

Y. Takushima, F. Futami, and K. Kikuchi, “Generation of over 140-nm-wide supercontinuum from a normal dispersion fiber by using a mode-locked semiconductor laser source,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 10, 1560–1562 (1998).

Kitayama, K.

H. Sotobayashi, K. Kitayama, and W. Chujo, “40 Gbit/s pho-tonic packet compression and decompression by supercontinuum generation,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 37, 110–111 (2001).

K. Kitayama, N. Wada, and H. Sotobayashi, “Architectural considerations for photonic IP router based upon optical code correlation,” J. Lightwave Technol. 18, 1834–1844 (2000).

T. Hashimoto, H. Sotobayashi, K. Kitayama, and W. Chujo, “Photonic conversion of OC-192 OTDM to-4xOC-48 WDM by supercontinuum generation,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 36, 1133–1135 (2000).

H. Sotobayashi and K. Kitayama, “325-nm bandwidth supercontinuum generation at 10 Gbit/s using dispersion-flattened and non-decreasing normal dispersion fibre with pulse compression technique,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 34, 1336–1337 (1998).

Konishi, A.

Kubota, H.

Kurita, H.

H. Kurita, I. Ogura, and H. Yokoyama, “Ultrafast all-optical signal processing with mode-locked semiconductor lasers,” IEICE Trans. Electron. E81-C, 129–139 (1998).

Lacey, J. P. R.

M. A. Summerfield, J. P. R. Lacey, A. J. Lowery, and R. S. Tucker, “All-optical TDM to WDM conversion in a semiconductor optical amplifier,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 30, 255–256 (1994).

Lin, W.

L. Boivin, S. Taccheo, C. R. Doerr, P. Schiffer, L. W. Stulz, R. Monnard, and W. Lin, “400 Gb/s transmission over 544 km from a spectrum-sliced supercontinuum source,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 36, 335–336 (2000).

Liu, H. F.

M. R. H. Daza, H. F. Liu, M. Tsuchiya, Y. Ogawa, and T. Kamiya, “All-optical WDM-to-TDM conversion with total capacity of 33 Gb/s for WDM network links,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 3, 1287–1294 (1997).

Lowery, A. J.

M. A. Summerfield, J. P. R. Lacey, A. J. Lowery, and R. S. Tucker, “All-optical TDM to WDM conversion in a semiconductor optical amplifier,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 30, 255–256 (1994).

Melchior, H.

S. Fischer, M. Duelk, M. Puleo, R. Girardi, E. Gamper, W. Vogt, W. Hunziker, E. Gini, and H. Melchior, “40-Gb/s OTDM to 4×10 Gb/s WDM conversion in monolithic InP Mach–Zehnder interferometer module,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 11, 1262–1264 (1999).

Monnard, R.

L. Boivin, S. Taccheo, C. R. Doerr, P. Schiffer, L. W. Stulz, R. Monnard, and W. Lin, “400 Gb/s transmission over 544 km from a spectrum-sliced supercontinuum source,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 36, 335–336 (2000).

Mori, K.

K. Mori, H. Takara, S. Kawanishi, M. Saruwatari, and T. Morioka, “Flatly broadened supercontinuum spectrum generated in a dispersion decreasing fibre with convex dispersion profile,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 33, 1806–1808 (1997).

T. Morioka, K. Mori, S. Kawanishi, and M. Saruwatari, “Multi-WDM-channel, Gbit/s pulse generation from a single laser source utilizing LD-pumped supercontinuum in optical fibers,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 6, 365–367 (1994).

Morioka, T.

K. Mori, H. Takara, S. Kawanishi, M. Saruwatari, and T. Morioka, “Flatly broadened supercontinuum spectrum generated in a dispersion decreasing fibre with convex dispersion profile,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 33, 1806–1808 (1997).

K. Uchiyama, H. Takara, T. Morioka, S. Kawanishi, and M. Saruwatari, “100 Gbit/s multiple-channel output all-optical demultiplexing based on TDM–WDM conversion in a nonlinear optical loop mirror,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 32, 1989–1991 (1996).

T. Morioka, K. Mori, S. Kawanishi, and M. Saruwatari, “Multi-WDM-channel, Gbit/s pulse generation from a single laser source utilizing LD-pumped supercontinuum in optical fibers,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 6, 365–367 (1994).

T. Morioka, S. Kawanishi, H. Takara, and M. Saruwatari, “Multiple-output, 100 Gbit/s all-optical demultiplexer based on multichannel four-wave mixing pumped by a linearly-chirped square pulse,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 30, 1959–1960 (1994).

Nakazawa, M.

Norte, D.

D. Norte and A. E. Willner, “All-optical data format conversions and reconversions between the wavelength and time domains for dynamically reconfigurable WDM networks,” J. Lightwave Technol. 14, 1170–1182 (1996).

D. Norte and A. E. Willner, “Demonstration of all-optical data format transparent WDM-to-TDM network node with extinction ratio enhancement for reconfigurable WDM networks,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 14, 1170–1182 (1996).

Ogawa, Y.

M. R. H. Daza, H. F. Liu, M. Tsuchiya, Y. Ogawa, and T. Kamiya, “All-optical WDM-to-TDM conversion with total capacity of 33 Gb/s for WDM network links,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 3, 1287–1294 (1997).

Ogura, I.

H. Kurita, I. Ogura, and H. Yokoyama, “Ultrafast all-optical signal processing with mode-locked semiconductor lasers,” IEICE Trans. Electron. E81-C, 129–139 (1998).

Ozeki, T.

H. Sotobayashi, A. Konishi, W. Chujo, and T. Ozeki, “Wavelength-band generation and transmission of 3.24-Tbit/s (81-channel WDM×40 Gbit/s) carrier-suppressed return-to-zero format by use of a single supercontinuum source for frequency standardization,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 19, 2803–2809 (2002).

H. Sotobayashi, W. Chujo, and T. Ozeki, “80 Gbit/s simultaneous photonic demultiplexing based on OTDM-to-WDM conversion by four-wave mixing with a supercontinuum light source,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 37, 640–642 (2001).

Puleo, M.

S. Fischer, M. Duelk, M. Puleo, R. Girardi, E. Gamper, W. Vogt, W. Hunziker, E. Gini, and H. Melchior, “40-Gb/s OTDM to 4×10 Gb/s WDM conversion in monolithic InP Mach–Zehnder interferometer module,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 11, 1262–1264 (1999).

Saruwatari, M.

K. Mori, H. Takara, S. Kawanishi, M. Saruwatari, and T. Morioka, “Flatly broadened supercontinuum spectrum generated in a dispersion decreasing fibre with convex dispersion profile,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 33, 1806–1808 (1997).

K. Uchiyama, H. Takara, T. Morioka, S. Kawanishi, and M. Saruwatari, “100 Gbit/s multiple-channel output all-optical demultiplexing based on TDM–WDM conversion in a nonlinear optical loop mirror,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 32, 1989–1991 (1996).

T. Morioka, K. Mori, S. Kawanishi, and M. Saruwatari, “Multi-WDM-channel, Gbit/s pulse generation from a single laser source utilizing LD-pumped supercontinuum in optical fibers,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 6, 365–367 (1994).

T. Morioka, S. Kawanishi, H. Takara, and M. Saruwatari, “Multiple-output, 100 Gbit/s all-optical demultiplexer based on multichannel four-wave mixing pumped by a linearly-chirped square pulse,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 30, 1959–1960 (1994).

Schiffer, P.

L. Boivin, S. Taccheo, C. R. Doerr, P. Schiffer, L. W. Stulz, R. Monnard, and W. Lin, “400 Gb/s transmission over 544 km from a spectrum-sliced supercontinuum source,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 36, 335–336 (2000).

Sotobayashi, H.

H. Sotobayashi, A. Konishi, W. Chujo, and T. Ozeki, “Wavelength-band generation and transmission of 3.24-Tbit/s (81-channel WDM×40 Gbit/s) carrier-suppressed return-to-zero format by use of a single supercontinuum source for frequency standardization,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 19, 2803–2809 (2002).

H. Sotobayashi, K. Kitayama, and W. Chujo, “40 Gbit/s pho-tonic packet compression and decompression by supercontinuum generation,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 37, 110–111 (2001).

H. Sotobayashi, W. Chujo, and T. Ozeki, “80 Gbit/s simultaneous photonic demultiplexing based on OTDM-to-WDM conversion by four-wave mixing with a supercontinuum light source,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 37, 640–642 (2001).

T. Hashimoto, H. Sotobayashi, K. Kitayama, and W. Chujo, “Photonic conversion of OC-192 OTDM to-4xOC-48 WDM by supercontinuum generation,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 36, 1133–1135 (2000).

K. Kitayama, N. Wada, and H. Sotobayashi, “Architectural considerations for photonic IP router based upon optical code correlation,” J. Lightwave Technol. 18, 1834–1844 (2000).

H. Sotobayashi and K. Kitayama, “325-nm bandwidth supercontinuum generation at 10 Gbit/s using dispersion-flattened and non-decreasing normal dispersion fibre with pulse compression technique,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 34, 1336–1337 (1998).

Stulz, L. W.

L. Boivin, S. Taccheo, C. R. Doerr, P. Schiffer, L. W. Stulz, R. Monnard, and W. Lin, “400 Gb/s transmission over 544 km from a spectrum-sliced supercontinuum source,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 36, 335–336 (2000).

Summerfield, M. A.

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L. Boivin, S. Taccheo, C. R. Doerr, P. Schiffer, L. W. Stulz, R. Monnard, and W. Lin, “400 Gb/s transmission over 544 km from a spectrum-sliced supercontinuum source,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 36, 335–336 (2000).

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K. Mori, H. Takara, S. Kawanishi, M. Saruwatari, and T. Morioka, “Flatly broadened supercontinuum spectrum generated in a dispersion decreasing fibre with convex dispersion profile,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 33, 1806–1808 (1997).

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M. A. Summerfield, J. P. R. Lacey, A. J. Lowery, and R. S. Tucker, “All-optical TDM to WDM conversion in a semiconductor optical amplifier,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 30, 255–256 (1994).

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D. Norte and A. E. Willner, “Demonstration of all-optical data format transparent WDM-to-TDM network node with extinction ratio enhancement for reconfigurable WDM networks,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 14, 1170–1182 (1996).

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H. Kurita, I. Ogura, and H. Yokoyama, “Ultrafast all-optical signal processing with mode-locked semiconductor lasers,” IEICE Trans. Electron. E81-C, 129–139 (1998).

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H. Sotobayashi, K. Kitayama, and W. Chujo, “40 Gbit/s pho-tonic packet compression and decompression by supercontinuum generation,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 37, 110–111 (2001).

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T. Morioka, S. Kawanishi, H. Takara, and M. Saruwatari, “Multiple-output, 100 Gbit/s all-optical demultiplexer based on multichannel four-wave mixing pumped by a linearly-chirped square pulse,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 30, 1959–1960 (1994).

H. Sotobayashi, W. Chujo, and T. Ozeki, “80 Gbit/s simultaneous photonic demultiplexing based on OTDM-to-WDM conversion by four-wave mixing with a supercontinuum light source,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 37, 640–642 (2001).

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T. Hashimoto, H. Sotobayashi, K. Kitayama, and W. Chujo, “Photonic conversion of OC-192 OTDM to-4xOC-48 WDM by supercontinuum generation,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 36, 1133–1135 (2000).

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K. Mori, H. Takara, S. Kawanishi, M. Saruwatari, and T. Morioka, “Flatly broadened supercontinuum spectrum generated in a dispersion decreasing fibre with convex dispersion profile,” IEEE Electron Device Lett. 33, 1806–1808 (1997).

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S. Fischer, M. Duelk, M. Puleo, R. Girardi, E. Gamper, W. Vogt, W. Hunziker, E. Gini, and H. Melchior, “40-Gb/s OTDM to 4×10 Gb/s WDM conversion in monolithic InP Mach–Zehnder interferometer module,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 11, 1262–1264 (1999).

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