Abstract

For the first time to our knowledge, we demonstrate simultaneous demodulation and slow-light delay of differential phase-shift keying (DPSK) signals at flexible bit rates using the stimulated-Brillouin-scattering-based optical filtering effect in optical fiber. Both 10 and 2.5 Gbit/s DPSK signals have been demodulated and delayed with excellent performances. In the case of the 10 Gbit/s DPSK signal, after demodulation the tunable delay range with error-free operation is about 50 ps, which we believe is the best result obtained for 10 Gbit/s slow-light demonstrations. For the 2.5 Gbit/s DPSK signal, the optimal sensitivity after demodulation is −36.5 dBm, which is comparable with the back-to-back sensitivity of a 2.5 Gbit/s nonreturn-to-zero signal.

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Bissessur, H.

D. Penninckx, H. Bissessur, P. Brindel, E. Gohin, and F. Bakhti, in Proceedings of 27th European Conference on Optical Communication, ECOC '01 (IEEE, 2001), Vol. 3, pp. 456-457.

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L. Yi, L. Zhan, W. Hu, and Y. Xia, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 19, 619 (2007).

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