Full C-band 10-Gbit/s 100-km SMF transmission of NRZ signals is demonstrated using a lossless InP n-p-i-n Mach-Zehnder modulator monolithically integrated with a semiconductor optical amplifier. A power penalty of less than 1.5 dB is confirmed.
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T. Yasui, Y. Shibata, K. Tsuzuki, N. Kikuchi, Y. Kawaguchi, M. Arai, and H. Yasaka, "Lossless 10-Gbit/s InP n-p-i-n Mach-Zehnder Modulator Monolithically Integrated with Semiconductor Optical Amplifier," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper OThC5.
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