O-band to C-band wavelength converter by using four-wave mixing effect in 1310 nm SOA

Awang, Noor Azura and Ahmad, Harith and Latif, Amirah Abdul and Zulkifli, Mohd Zamani and Ghani, Zawajer Abd and Harun, Sulaiman Wadi (2010) O-band to C-band wavelength converter by using four-wave mixing effect in 1310 nm SOA. Journal of Modern Optics, 57 (21). pp. 2147-2153. ISSN 0950-0340

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1080/09500340.2010.529953

Abstract

In this paper we provide a detailed account of an ultra-wideband wavelength converter that shifts from 1310 to 1550 nm using a 1310 nm semiconductor optical amplifier as the nonlinear medium. The experimental approach uses an arrayed waveguide grating (AWG) as a method to slice the broadband output ASE of the 1310 nm SOA into multiple outputs at this O-band. A four-wave mixing technique is used to generate the wavelength conversion, whereby two wavelengths at 1310 nm are used and interact with the 1550 nm continuous wave output from a bismuth-based erbium-doped optical amplifier. In this demonstration, the interacting wavelengths are 1316.75, 1317.47 and 1542.21 nm. The downward conversion wavelengths are 1542.93 and 1541.49 nm, with a converted wavelength spacing of 224 nm.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Semiconductor optical amplifier; Arrayed waveguide grating; Four-wave mixing effect; Bismuth-based erbium-doped optical amplifier
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Science > Dept of Physics
Depositing User: Ms. Juhaida Abd Rahim
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2018 04:15
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2018 04:15
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/19795

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