Conference Proceedings

Cascaded operation of all-optical wavelength converters based on nonlinear optical loop mirror

M Attygalle, YJ Wen, A Nirmalathas

2002 IEEE/LEOS Annual Meeting - Conference Proceedings | IEEE | Published : 2002


The cascaded operation of NOLM wavelength converters made of DSF was followed through realistic simulation. No degradation of the signals was observed even after >5 cascaded devices due to the regeneration functionality of the NOLM-WC.