All-optical WDM to TDM transmultiplexer

J. P.R. Lacey, M. V. Chan, R. S. Tucker, A. J. Lowery, M. A. Summerfield

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An all-optical WDM to TDM converter, or transmultiplexer, is described. The transmultiplexer is based on optical frequency conversion by gain compression in semiconductor optical amplifiers. Operation of the transmultiplexer is demonstrated experimentally, and bit error rate measurements are reported.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1612-1613
Number of pages2
JournalElectronics Letters
Issue number19
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1994
Externally publishedYes


  • Optical communication
  • Optical frequency conversion
  • Semiconductor optical amplifiers
  • Time division multiplexing
  • Wavelength división multiplexing

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