Low insertion loss and switching energy all-optical gate for 40 Gbit/s WDM networks

David Massoubre, J. Dion, J. Landreau, J. Decobert, A. Shen, J.L. Oudar

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Abstract

A very low-loss and low switching energy vertical micro-cavity has been developed for all-optical signal reshaping. This saturable absorber-based device shows insertion loss as low as 0.2 dB and a switching energy of 13 μJ/cm2 while keeping a response time lower than 5 ps. Such a low loss and low switching energy device has high potential applications in 2R regenerated transmission lines
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)351-356
Number of pages6
JournalProceedings of SPIE
Volume6180
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2006

Keywords

  • all-optical gate
  • WDM networks
  • insertion loss
  • switching energy

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    Massoubre, D., Dion, J., Landreau, J., Decobert, J., Shen, A., & Oudar, J. L. (2006). Low insertion loss and switching energy all-optical gate for 40 Gbit/s WDM networks. Proceedings of SPIE, 6180, 351-356. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.675742