10 Gbit/s all-optical regenerator/

W. A. Pender, P. J. Watkinson, E. J. Greer, A. D. Ellis

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A 10 Gbit/s optical data stream has been regenerated ail-optically by clock recovery and remodulation. The regenerator consists of a fibre ring laser, modelocked by the incoming data stream, and a Kerr shutter acting as an all-optical AND gate to recode the ring laser pulses with the incoming data. Error ratio measurements for an all-optical regenerator are presented for the first time and the future potential of all-optical regeneration is discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1587-1588
Number of pages2
JournalElectronics letters
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - 31 Aug 1995

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Times Cited: 5


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