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  • Optical Fiber Communication Conference and International Conference on Quantum Information
  • 2001 OSA Technical Digest Series (Optica Publishing Group, 2001),
  • paper MB7
  • https://doi.org/10.1364/OFC.2001.MB7

Novel all-optical 10 Gbp/s RZ-to-NRZ conversion using SOA-loop-mirror

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This paper proposes and demonstrates a novel all-optical return-to-zero (RZ) to non-return-to-zero (NRZ) data format conversion using a semiconductor optical amplifier (SOA) loop mirror. 10 Gb/s error-free fiber transmission up to 78 km for the converted NRZ format data is achieved. Further, the proposed method shows improved transmission performance than the conventional Mach-Zehnder modulation technique.

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