We investigate a simple DWDM source based on phase- and intensity-modulation. A 31-channel frequency-comb with ±1.5dB power variation, penalty-free operation and operation over 100nm is demonstrated. Coherent crosstalk concerns in real systems is also addressed.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2360) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics links and subsystems
(060.5060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Phase modulation
W. Mao, P. A. Andrekson, and J. Toulouse, "Investigation of a spectrally flat multi-wavelength DWDM source based on optical phase- and intensity-modulation," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper MF78.
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