All-optical wavelength converter based on sagnac interferometer with an SOA at asymmetric position

P.R. Prucnal (Inventor), I. Glesk (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


According to at least one embodiment, a system comprises a Sagnac interferometric loop and a semiconductor optical amplifier (SOA) located at an asymmetric position on that loop, wherein the Sagnac interferometric loop and the SOA are operable to perform signal conversion on an input signal.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberWO/2005/022706
IPCG02B 6/26 (2006.01)
Publication statusPublished - 2006


  • optical wavelength converter
  • patent

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