Ultrafast All-Optical 3R-Regeneration

Shigeki WATANABE  Reinhold LUDWIG  Fumio FUTAMI  Colja SCHUBERT  Sebastian FERBER  Christof BOERNER  Carsten SCHMIDT-LANGHORST  Joern BERGER  Hans-Georg WEBER  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics   Vol.E87-C   No.7   pp.1114-1118
Publication Date: 2004/07/01
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: INVITED PAPER (Special Section on Ultrafast Photonics)
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3R-regeneration,  optical signal processing,  nonlinear fiber,  

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Summary: 
The configuration and operation of an all-optical 3R-regenerator for high-speed data transmission are described. An all-optical 3R-regenerator using a fiber-based optical switch is proposed and successfully demonstrated in a 160 Gbit/s 3R-regenerating transmission experiment.