Theoretical comparison of balanced and Costas optical phase-locked loops performance in homodyne detection using pulsed- and CW-LO is reported. Analytical expressions of the total phase error variances for pulsed-LO in terms of CW-LO are presented.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.1660) Fiber optics and optical communications : Coherent communications
(060.2920) Fiber optics and optical communications : Homodyning
P. S. Cho, " Optical Phase-Locked Loop Performance in Homodyne Detection Using Pulsed and CW LO," in Optical Amplifiers and Their Applications/Coherent Optical Technologies and Applications, OSA Technical Digest Series(CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper JWB24.
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