We present a 40Gb/s DPSK receiver module with athermal free-space DLI. It offers wideband operation in the C+L band, a FSR of 43GHz, PDFS of 350MHz, TDFS (0-75°C) of 0.8GHz and a differential output voltage-swing of 600mVpp. 43Gb/s NRZ-DPSK back-to-back OSNR sensitivity is 18dB (PRBS 231-1).
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A. G. Steffan, M. L. Nielsen, A. Umbach, A. Boutin, L. Fulop, and F. Verluise, "Integrated 40 Gb/s DPSK Receiver Module for C+L Band with Athermal Free-Space Delay-Line Interferometer," in Asia Communications and Photonics Conference and Exhibition, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper ThW3.
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