Abstract

Using the principle of quasi-continuous filtering in a non-linear fibre, we propose an optical device for the simultaneous regeneration of sevaral channels at 40 Gbit/s. Simulations predict an improvement of the signal quality for four channels by more than 6.8 dB.

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2006 (2)

A.G. Striegler et al, "Analysis and Optimization of SPM-Based 2R Signal Regeneration at 40 Gb/s," Journal of Lightwave Technology 24, 200-202 (2006).

B. Cuenot et al., "Optical regeneration using quasi-continuous filtering," Photon. Technol. Lett.  18, 1350 - 1352 (2006).
[CrossRef]

2004 (2)

N. Yoshikane, et al., "Benefit of SPM-based all-optical reshaper in receiver for long-haul DWDM transmission systems," J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 10, 412-420 (2004).

H. Ebendorff-Heidepriem, et al., "Bismuth glass holey fibers with high nonlinearity," Opt. Express 12, 5082-5087 (2004).
[CrossRef]

2001 (1)

1996 (1)

L. F. Mollenauer, et al., "Demonstration of soliton WDM transmission at 6 and 7 x 10Gbit/s, error free over transoceanic distance," Electron. Lett. 32, 471-473 (1996).
[CrossRef]

1992 (1)

L. F. Mollenauer, et al., "The sliding-frequency guiding filter: an improved form of soliton jitter control," Opt. Lett. 17, 1575-1577 (1992).

Electron. Lett. (1)

L. F. Mollenauer, et al., "Demonstration of soliton WDM transmission at 6 and 7 x 10Gbit/s, error free over transoceanic distance," Electron. Lett. 32, 471-473 (1996).
[CrossRef]

J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. (1)

N. Yoshikane, et al., "Benefit of SPM-based all-optical reshaper in receiver for long-haul DWDM transmission systems," J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 10, 412-420 (2004).

Journal of Lightwave Technology (1)

A.G. Striegler et al, "Analysis and Optimization of SPM-Based 2R Signal Regeneration at 40 Gb/s," Journal of Lightwave Technology 24, 200-202 (2006).

Opt. Express (2)

Optics Letters (1)

L. F. Mollenauer, et al., "The sliding-frequency guiding filter: an improved form of soliton jitter control," Opt. Lett. 17, 1575-1577 (1992).

Photon. Technol. Lett (1)

B. Cuenot et al., "Optical regeneration using quasi-continuous filtering," Photon. Technol. Lett.  18, 1350 - 1352 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Other (8)

P. V. Mamyshev, "All-optical data regeneration based on self-phase modulation effect," in Proceedings. European Conference on Optical Communications 1998. 1, 475-476, Madrid, Spain, (1998).

T. Nagashima, et al., "Fusion-spliceable Bi2O3-based photonic crystal fiber," in Optical Fibre Communications Conference. Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper OTuC5

N. Healy, et al., "Low-loss non-linear-fibre couplers for optical regeneration," in Proceedings International Symposium on Materials and Devices for Nonlinear Optics, Technical Digest, Paper Th.9, Dingle, Ireland, (2006)

L. Provost et al, "Generalisation and Experimental Validation of Design Rules for Self-Phase Modulation-based 2R-Regenerators," in Optical Fibre Communications Conference, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper OThB6.

M. Vasilyev and T. I. Lakoba, "Fiber-based all-optical 2R regeneration of multiple WDM channels," in Optical Fibre Communications Conference, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper OME62.

T. Okuno, et al., "Practical Considerations for the Application of Highly Nonlinear Fibers," in Optical Fibre Communications Conference, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America 2007), paper OTuJ1.

M. Gay, et al., "2R and 3R optical regeneration: from device to system characterization," in Proceedings European Conference on Optical Communications 2006, Technical Digest, paper Tu 1.3.1, Cannes, France, (2006).

B. Cuenot, et al., "Optical regeneration of WDM signals using quasi-continuous filtering," in Proceedings International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks 2006, Technical Digest, paper Th B1.1, Nottingham, England, (2006).

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