We study the real transparency of FWM in SOAs to modulation formats involving phase/amplitude and polarization. 40Gb/s (NRZ-OOK and NRZ-DPSK) and 80Gb/s polarization-multiplexed signals are wavelength-converted employing two different polarization-independent schemes. Critical issues are found.

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