A semiconductor laser amplifier in a loop mirror was investigated for clock recovery from 160 Gb/s data signals. A width of the switching window larger than the bit period was appropriate. A power of -10dBm of the data signal was enough for the locking.
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T. Yamamoto, C. Schubert, C. Schmidt, L. K. Oxenlowe, U. Feiste, and H. G. Weber, " A semiconductor laser amplifier in a loop mirror as a phase comparator in PLL-based clock recovery for 160 Gb/s data signals," in Optical Amplifiers and Their Applications, OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, 2001), paper OTuC2.