We demonstrate both experimentally and theoretically that the beating spectral linewidth affects directly the cut-off frequency in the jitter transfer function of all-optical clock recovery at 40 Gbit/s using self-pulsating lasers.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers
G. Duan, B. Lavigne, J. Renaudier, F. Lelarge, O. Legouezigou, B. Dagens, and A. Accard, "Importance of the Beating Spectral Linewidth on the Performance of the Recovered Clock at 40 Gbit/s Using Self-Pulsating Lasers," 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 CMN3.
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