Ultra-compact 160Gb/s optical switching using slow light in a photonic crystal waveguide

Bill Corcoran, Mark David Pelusi, Christelle Monat, Juntao Li, Liam O'Falain, Thomas Fraser Krauss, Benjamin John Eggleton

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We demonstrate optical time-division de-multiplexing of 160Gbaud data via slow light enhanced four-wave mixing in a 96μpm long photonic crystal waveguide. To the best of our knowledge, this represents the smallest >100Gbaud optical switching device.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication35th Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology, ACOFT 2010
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes
Event35th Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology - Melbourne, Australia
Duration: 5 Dec 20109 Dec 2010
Conference number: 35


Conference35th Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology


  • Nonlinear optical signal processing
  • Photonic crystal waveguides
  • Slow Light

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