We demonstrate 160-GHz optical pulse train generation using a 40-GHz driven phase modulator followed by two stages of delayed interferometers. The simulation shows the pulse width of the generated 160-GHz chirp-free CSRZ is 3.13 ps.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.5060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Phase modulation
(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. Pan, S. Chandel, and C. Yu, "160 GHz Optical Pulse Generation Using a 40 GHz Phase Modulator and Two Stages of Delayed MZ Interferometers," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CFP2.
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