A nonlinear loop mirror containing a semiconductor laser amplifier is used to perform all-optical wavelength conversion and demultiplexing at 20 Gbit/s. This technique has a low polarisation sensitivity and offers a regenerative function where jitter in the received data is considerably reduced.
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- Nonlinear optics and devices
- laser accessories and instruments
- semiconductor lasers
- optical communication
- switching centres
- communication switching