All-optical reshaping based on a passive saturable absorber microcavity device for future 160-Gbit/s applications

J. Fatome, David Massoubre, S. Pitois, A. Kamagate, G. Millot, J.L. Oudar

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Abstract

A vertical-access passive all-optical switching gate has been used to regenerate the zero levels of a “. . . 01010101. . .” 160-Gb/s bit pattern at 1561 nm. Autocorrelation function measurements show that an extinction up to 11.7 dB of the
“ghost-pulses” can be achieved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)245-247
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Volume19
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Feb 2007

Keywords

  • photonics
  • saturable absorber
  • microcavity
  • optics

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