Hybridisation platform assembly and demonstration of all optical wavelength conversion at 10Gbit/s

I. Armstrong, I. Andonovic, A. Kelly, S. Bonthron, J. Bebbington, W.C. Michie, C. Tombling, S. Fasham, W. Johnstone

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The development of a high-performance hybrid integration platform is demonstrated using an all-optical wavelength converter based on an integrated semiconductor optical amplifier (SOA) Mach-Zehnder interferometer (MZI). The device structure, transfer functions, power penalties and regenerative properties are presented for data rates up to 10 Gb/s.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1852-1859
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Lightwave Technology
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2005


  • Mach-Zehnder interferometers
  • hybrid integrated circuits
  • integrated optics
  • integrated optoelectronics
  • optical fibre communication
  • optical wavelength conversion
  • semiconductor optical amplifiers
  • optoelectronics

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