Novel all-optical on-off-keyed to alternate-mark-inversion converter

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Dailey, James M.
Webb, Rod P.
Manning, Robert J.
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We numerically investigate a novel 40 Gbps OOK to AMI all-optical modulation format converter employing an SOA-based Mach-Zehnder interferometer.  We demonstrate operation with a 27-1 PRBS and explain the phase modulation's relationship with patterning.
Optical devices , Semiconductor optical amplifiers , All-optical devices
DAILEY, J. M., WEBB, R. P. & MANNING, R. J. "Novel All-Optical on-off-Keyed to Alternate-Mark-Inversion Converter," in Photonics in Switching, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper PWB5. Photonics in Switching, 25 July 2010 Monterey, California.
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