Abstract

We discuss an all-optical DPSK wavelength conversion scheme comprising a delay-interferometer demodulation stage followed by a Mach-Zehnder interferometer, the arms of which are formed by nonlinear waveguides. If operated properly, the configuration shows regenerative behaviour. This is true for nonlinear waveguides with a dominant cross-gain nonlinearity (e. g., for an electro-absorption amplitude modulator) as well as for the case of a dominant cross-phase nonlinearity (e. g., for Kerr effect based phase modulator). In addition, we show that nonlinear materials exhibiting cross-gain modulation properties can provide a binary phase response so far only known from the transfer functions of digital electronics.

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2009 (2)

C. Koos, P. Vorreau, T. Vallaitis, P. Dumon, W. Bogaerts, R. Baets, B. Esembeson, I. Biaggio, T. Michinobu, F. Diederich, W. Freude, and J. Leuthold, “'All-optical high-speed signal processing with silicon–organic hybrid slot waveguides',” Nat. Photonics 3(4), 216–219 (2009).
[CrossRef]

K. Croussore and G. Li, “Phase-regenerative wavelength conversion for BPSK and DPSK signals,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 21(2), 70–72 (2009).
[CrossRef]

2008 (2)

K. Croussore and G. Li, “Phase and amplitude regeneration of differential phase-shift keyed signals using phase-sensitive amplification,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 14(3), 648–658 (2008).
[CrossRef]

M. Matsumoto and H. Sakaguchi, “DPSK signal regeneration using a fiber-based amplitude regenerator,” Opt. Express 16(15), 11169–11175 (2008).
[CrossRef]

2007 (2)

J. Wang, A. Maitra, C. G. Poulton, W. Freude, and J. Leuthold, “Temporal dynamics of the alpha factor in semiconductor optical amplifiers,” J. Lightwave Technol. 25(3), 891–900 (2007).
[CrossRef]

K. Croussore and G. Li, “Amplitude regeneration of RZ-DPSK signals based on four-wave mixing in fibre,” Electron. Lett. 43(3), 177–178 (2007).
[CrossRef]

2006 (6)

2005 (2)

M. Matsumoto, “Regeneration of RZ-DPSK signals by fiber-based all-optical regenerators,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 17(5), 1055–1057 (2005).
[CrossRef]

T. Akiyama, M. Ekawa, M. Sugawara, K. Kawaguchi, H. Sudo, A. Kuramata, H. Ebe, and Y. Arakawa, “An ultrawide-band semiconductor optical amplifier having an extremely high penalty-free output power of 23 dBm achieved with quantum dots,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 17(8), 1614–1616 (2005).
[CrossRef]

2004 (1)

S. Schneider, P. Borri, W. Langbein, U. Woggon, R. L. Sellin, D. Ouyang, and D. Bimberg, “Linewidth enhancement factor in InGaAs quantum-dot amplifiers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 40(10), 1423–1429 (2004).
[CrossRef]

2003 (1)

A. Bilenca, R. Alizon, V. Mikhelashvili, G. Eisenstein, R. Schwertberger, D. Gold, J. P. Reithmaier, and A. Forchel, “Broad-band wavelength conversion based on cross-gain modulation and four-wave mixing in InAs-InP quantum dash semiconductor optical amplifiers operating at 1550 nm,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 15(4), 563–565 (2003).
[CrossRef]

2002 (1)

2001 (1)

J. Leuthold, B. Mikkelsen, G. Raybon, C. H. Joyner, J. L. Pleumeekers, B. I. Miller, K. Dreyer, and R. Behringer, “All-optical wavelength conversion between 10 and 100 Gb/s with SOA delayed-interference configuration,” Opt. Quantum Electron. 33(7/10), 939–952 (2001).
[CrossRef]

1992 (1)

M. Suzuki, H. Tanaka, and Y. Matsushima, “InGaAsP electroabsorption modulator for high-bit-rate EDFA system,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 4(6), 586–588 (1992).
[CrossRef]

1982 (1)

C. H. Henry, “Theory of the linewidth of semiconductor lasers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 18(2), 259–264 (1982).
[CrossRef]

Adolfsson, G.

Akiyama, T.

T. Akiyama, M. Ekawa, M. Sugawara, K. Kawaguchi, H. Sudo, A. Kuramata, H. Ebe, and Y. Arakawa, “An ultrawide-band semiconductor optical amplifier having an extremely high penalty-free output power of 23 dBm achieved with quantum dots,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 17(8), 1614–1616 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Alizon, R.

A. Bilenca, R. Alizon, V. Mikhelashvili, G. Eisenstein, R. Schwertberger, D. Gold, J. P. Reithmaier, and A. Forchel, “Broad-band wavelength conversion based on cross-gain modulation and four-wave mixing in InAs-InP quantum dash semiconductor optical amplifiers operating at 1550 nm,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 15(4), 563–565 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Arakawa, Y.

T. Akiyama, M. Ekawa, M. Sugawara, K. Kawaguchi, H. Sudo, A. Kuramata, H. Ebe, and Y. Arakawa, “An ultrawide-band semiconductor optical amplifier having an extremely high penalty-free output power of 23 dBm achieved with quantum dots,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 17(8), 1614–1616 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Baets, R.

C. Koos, P. Vorreau, T. Vallaitis, P. Dumon, W. Bogaerts, R. Baets, B. Esembeson, I. Biaggio, T. Michinobu, F. Diederich, W. Freude, and J. Leuthold, “'All-optical high-speed signal processing with silicon–organic hybrid slot waveguides',” Nat. Photonics 3(4), 216–219 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Behringer, R.

J. Leuthold, B. Mikkelsen, G. Raybon, C. H. Joyner, J. L. Pleumeekers, B. I. Miller, K. Dreyer, and R. Behringer, “All-optical wavelength conversion between 10 and 100 Gb/s with SOA delayed-interference configuration,” Opt. Quantum Electron. 33(7/10), 939–952 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Biaggio, I.

C. Koos, P. Vorreau, T. Vallaitis, P. Dumon, W. Bogaerts, R. Baets, B. Esembeson, I. Biaggio, T. Michinobu, F. Diederich, W. Freude, and J. Leuthold, “'All-optical high-speed signal processing with silicon–organic hybrid slot waveguides',” Nat. Photonics 3(4), 216–219 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Bilenca, A.

A. Bilenca, R. Alizon, V. Mikhelashvili, G. Eisenstein, R. Schwertberger, D. Gold, J. P. Reithmaier, and A. Forchel, “Broad-band wavelength conversion based on cross-gain modulation and four-wave mixing in InAs-InP quantum dash semiconductor optical amplifiers operating at 1550 nm,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 15(4), 563–565 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Bimberg, D.

S. Schneider, P. Borri, W. Langbein, U. Woggon, R. L. Sellin, D. Ouyang, and D. Bimberg, “Linewidth enhancement factor in InGaAs quantum-dot amplifiers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 40(10), 1423–1429 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Boettger, G.

P. Vorreau, A. Marculescu, J. Wang, G. Boettger, B. Sartorius, C. Bornholdt, J. Slovak, M. Schlak, Ch. Schmidt, S. Tsadka, W. Freude, and J. Leuthold, “Cascadability and regenerative properties of SOA all-optical DPSK wavelength converters,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 18(18), 1970–1972 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Bogaerts, W.

C. Koos, P. Vorreau, T. Vallaitis, P. Dumon, W. Bogaerts, R. Baets, B. Esembeson, I. Biaggio, T. Michinobu, F. Diederich, W. Freude, and J. Leuthold, “'All-optical high-speed signal processing with silicon–organic hybrid slot waveguides',” Nat. Photonics 3(4), 216–219 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Bornholdt, C.

P. Vorreau, A. Marculescu, J. Wang, G. Boettger, B. Sartorius, C. Bornholdt, J. Slovak, M. Schlak, Ch. Schmidt, S. Tsadka, W. Freude, and J. Leuthold, “Cascadability and regenerative properties of SOA all-optical DPSK wavelength converters,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 18(18), 1970–1972 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Borri, P.

S. Schneider, P. Borri, W. Langbein, U. Woggon, R. L. Sellin, D. Ouyang, and D. Bimberg, “Linewidth enhancement factor in InGaAs quantum-dot amplifiers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 40(10), 1423–1429 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Chen, J. J.

Croussore, K.

K. Croussore and G. Li, “Phase-regenerative wavelength conversion for BPSK and DPSK signals,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 21(2), 70–72 (2009).
[CrossRef]

K. Croussore and G. Li, “Phase and amplitude regeneration of differential phase-shift keyed signals using phase-sensitive amplification,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 14(3), 648–658 (2008).
[CrossRef]

K. Croussore and G. Li, “Amplitude regeneration of RZ-DPSK signals based on four-wave mixing in fibre,” Electron. Lett. 43(3), 177–178 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Devgan, P.

Diederich, F.

C. Koos, P. Vorreau, T. Vallaitis, P. Dumon, W. Bogaerts, R. Baets, B. Esembeson, I. Biaggio, T. Michinobu, F. Diederich, W. Freude, and J. Leuthold, “'All-optical high-speed signal processing with silicon–organic hybrid slot waveguides',” Nat. Photonics 3(4), 216–219 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Dreyer, K.

J. Leuthold, B. Mikkelsen, G. Raybon, C. H. Joyner, J. L. Pleumeekers, B. I. Miller, K. Dreyer, and R. Behringer, “All-optical wavelength conversion between 10 and 100 Gb/s with SOA delayed-interference configuration,” Opt. Quantum Electron. 33(7/10), 939–952 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Dumon, P.

C. Koos, P. Vorreau, T. Vallaitis, P. Dumon, W. Bogaerts, R. Baets, B. Esembeson, I. Biaggio, T. Michinobu, F. Diederich, W. Freude, and J. Leuthold, “'All-optical high-speed signal processing with silicon–organic hybrid slot waveguides',” Nat. Photonics 3(4), 216–219 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Ebe, H.

T. Akiyama, M. Ekawa, M. Sugawara, K. Kawaguchi, H. Sudo, A. Kuramata, H. Ebe, and Y. Arakawa, “An ultrawide-band semiconductor optical amplifier having an extremely high penalty-free output power of 23 dBm achieved with quantum dots,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 17(8), 1614–1616 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Eggleton, B. J.

Eisenstein, G.

A. Bilenca, R. Alizon, V. Mikhelashvili, G. Eisenstein, R. Schwertberger, D. Gold, J. P. Reithmaier, and A. Forchel, “Broad-band wavelength conversion based on cross-gain modulation and four-wave mixing in InAs-InP quantum dash semiconductor optical amplifiers operating at 1550 nm,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 15(4), 563–565 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Ekawa, M.

T. Akiyama, M. Ekawa, M. Sugawara, K. Kawaguchi, H. Sudo, A. Kuramata, H. Ebe, and Y. Arakawa, “An ultrawide-band semiconductor optical amplifier having an extremely high penalty-free output power of 23 dBm achieved with quantum dots,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 17(8), 1614–1616 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Esembeson, B.

C. Koos, P. Vorreau, T. Vallaitis, P. Dumon, W. Bogaerts, R. Baets, B. Esembeson, I. Biaggio, T. Michinobu, F. Diederich, W. Freude, and J. Leuthold, “'All-optical high-speed signal processing with silicon–organic hybrid slot waveguides',” Nat. Photonics 3(4), 216–219 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Forchel, A.

A. Bilenca, R. Alizon, V. Mikhelashvili, G. Eisenstein, R. Schwertberger, D. Gold, J. P. Reithmaier, and A. Forchel, “Broad-band wavelength conversion based on cross-gain modulation and four-wave mixing in InAs-InP quantum dash semiconductor optical amplifiers operating at 1550 nm,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 15(4), 563–565 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Freude, W.

C. Koos, P. Vorreau, T. Vallaitis, P. Dumon, W. Bogaerts, R. Baets, B. Esembeson, I. Biaggio, T. Michinobu, F. Diederich, W. Freude, and J. Leuthold, “'All-optical high-speed signal processing with silicon–organic hybrid slot waveguides',” Nat. Photonics 3(4), 216–219 (2009).
[CrossRef]

J. Wang, A. Maitra, C. G. Poulton, W. Freude, and J. Leuthold, “Temporal dynamics of the alpha factor in semiconductor optical amplifiers,” J. Lightwave Technol. 25(3), 891–900 (2007).
[CrossRef]

P. Vorreau, A. Marculescu, J. Wang, G. Boettger, B. Sartorius, C. Bornholdt, J. Slovak, M. Schlak, Ch. Schmidt, S. Tsadka, W. Freude, and J. Leuthold, “Cascadability and regenerative properties of SOA all-optical DPSK wavelength converters,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 18(18), 1970–1972 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Fu, L.

Gold, D.

A. Bilenca, R. Alizon, V. Mikhelashvili, G. Eisenstein, R. Schwertberger, D. Gold, J. P. Reithmaier, and A. Forchel, “Broad-band wavelength conversion based on cross-gain modulation and four-wave mixing in InAs-InP quantum dash semiconductor optical amplifiers operating at 1550 nm,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 15(4), 563–565 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Grigoryan, V. S.

Henry, C. H.

C. H. Henry, “Theory of the linewidth of semiconductor lasers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 18(2), 259–264 (1982).
[CrossRef]

Johannisson, P.

Joyner, C. H.

J. Leuthold, B. Mikkelsen, G. Raybon, C. H. Joyner, J. L. Pleumeekers, B. I. Miller, K. Dreyer, and R. Behringer, “All-optical wavelength conversion between 10 and 100 Gb/s with SOA delayed-interference configuration,” Opt. Quantum Electron. 33(7/10), 939–952 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Karlsson, M.

Kawaguchi, K.

T. Akiyama, M. Ekawa, M. Sugawara, K. Kawaguchi, H. Sudo, A. Kuramata, H. Ebe, and Y. Arakawa, “An ultrawide-band semiconductor optical amplifier having an extremely high penalty-free output power of 23 dBm achieved with quantum dots,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 17(8), 1614–1616 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Koos, C.

C. Koos, P. Vorreau, T. Vallaitis, P. Dumon, W. Bogaerts, R. Baets, B. Esembeson, I. Biaggio, T. Michinobu, F. Diederich, W. Freude, and J. Leuthold, “'All-optical high-speed signal processing with silicon–organic hybrid slot waveguides',” Nat. Photonics 3(4), 216–219 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Kumar, P.

Kuramata, A.

T. Akiyama, M. Ekawa, M. Sugawara, K. Kawaguchi, H. Sudo, A. Kuramata, H. Ebe, and Y. Arakawa, “An ultrawide-band semiconductor optical amplifier having an extremely high penalty-free output power of 23 dBm achieved with quantum dots,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 17(8), 1614–1616 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Langbein, W.

S. Schneider, P. Borri, W. Langbein, U. Woggon, R. L. Sellin, D. Ouyang, and D. Bimberg, “Linewidth enhancement factor in InGaAs quantum-dot amplifiers,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 40(10), 1423–1429 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Lasri, J.

Leuthold, J.

C. Koos, P. Vorreau, T. Vallaitis, P. Dumon, W. Bogaerts, R. Baets, B. Esembeson, I. Biaggio, T. Michinobu, F. Diederich, W. Freude, and J. Leuthold, “'All-optical high-speed signal processing with silicon–organic hybrid slot waveguides',” Nat. Photonics 3(4), 216–219 (2009).
[CrossRef]

J. Wang, A. Maitra, C. G. Poulton, W. Freude, and J. Leuthold, “Temporal dynamics of the alpha factor in semiconductor optical amplifiers,” J. Lightwave Technol. 25(3), 891–900 (2007).
[CrossRef]

P. Vorreau, A. Marculescu, J. Wang, G. Boettger, B. Sartorius, C. Bornholdt, J. Slovak, M. Schlak, Ch. Schmidt, S. Tsadka, W. Freude, and J. Leuthold, “Cascadability and regenerative properties of SOA all-optical DPSK wavelength converters,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 18(18), 1970–1972 (2006).
[CrossRef]

J. Leuthold, B. Mikkelsen, G. Raybon, C. H. Joyner, J. L. Pleumeekers, B. I. Miller, K. Dreyer, and R. Behringer, “All-optical wavelength conversion between 10 and 100 Gb/s with SOA delayed-interference configuration,” Opt. Quantum Electron. 33(7/10), 939–952 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Li, G.

K. Croussore and G. Li, “Phase-regenerative wavelength conversion for BPSK and DPSK signals,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 21(2), 70–72 (2009).
[CrossRef]

K. Croussore and G. Li, “Phase and amplitude regeneration of differential phase-shift keyed signals using phase-sensitive amplification,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 14(3), 648–658 (2008).
[CrossRef]

K. Croussore and G. Li, “Amplitude regeneration of RZ-DPSK signals based on four-wave mixing in fibre,” Electron. Lett. 43(3), 177–178 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Littler, I. C.

Maitra, A.

Marculescu, A.

P. Vorreau, A. Marculescu, J. Wang, G. Boettger, B. Sartorius, C. Bornholdt, J. Slovak, M. Schlak, Ch. Schmidt, S. Tsadka, W. Freude, and J. Leuthold, “Cascadability and regenerative properties of SOA all-optical DPSK wavelength converters,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 18(18), 1970–1972 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Matsumoto, M.

M. Matsumoto and H. Sakaguchi, “DPSK signal regeneration using a fiber-based amplitude regenerator,” Opt. Express 16(15), 11169–11175 (2008).
[CrossRef]

M. Matsumoto, “Regeneration of RZ-DPSK signals by fiber-based all-optical regenerators,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 17(5), 1055–1057 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Matsushima, Y.

M. Suzuki, H. Tanaka, and Y. Matsushima, “InGaAsP electroabsorption modulator for high-bit-rate EDFA system,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 4(6), 586–588 (1992).
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