A novel actively modelocked gain-clamped semiconductor optical amplifier based ring scheme able to recover non-return-to-zero formats at 10Gbit/s data rate is experimentally evaluated in terms of jitter, bit-error-rate and locking time using a deployed cable.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(250.5980) Optoelectronics : Semiconductor optical amplifiers
G. M. Tosi Beleffi, F. Curti, D. Forin, M. Guglielmucci, A. Teixeira, R. Nogueira, P. Andrè, A. Fiorelli, A. Reale, and S. Betti, "Performance Evaluation of an All-Optical Clock Recovery and Data Resampling Stage for NRZ Data Signals," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper CMZ5.