A compact, 40Gb/s all-optical clock recovery is demonstrated by utilizing filtered and actively amplified photocurrent in a traveling-wave electroabsorption modulator-based ring oscillator. The recovered 40GHz optical clock has 500fs timing jitter and 8ps pulsewidth.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(070.0070) Fourier optics and signal processing : Fourier optics and signal processing
(070.4560) Fourier optics and signal processing : Data processing by optical means
Z. Hu, H. Chou, J. E. Bowers, and D. J. Blumenthal, "A compact all-optical 40Gb/s clock recovery using a traveling-wave electroabsorption modulator-based ring oscillator with a chip coplanar q-filter," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper CTuW5.
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