A novel dual-quadrature coherent receiver based on a polymer planar lightwave circuit is presented. The packaged receiver is successfully operated in 112 Gb/s DP-QPSK transmission experiments showing only 1.3 dB penalty compared to theory.
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M. Kroh, J. Wang, A. Theurer, C. Zawadzki, D. Schmidt, R. Ludwig, M. Lauermann, A. Beling, A. Matiss, C. Schubert, A. Steffan, N. Keil, and N. Grote, "Coherent Receiver for 100G Ethernet Applications Based on Polymer Planar Lightwave Circuit," in 37th European Conference and Exposition on Optical Communications, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper Tu.3.LeSaleve.2.
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