We experimentally show that a hybrid-integrated Mach-Zehnder switch with a high performance gate profile allows retiming of optical signals with an accuracy of 500-700fs even if the input jitter is increased to 3ps.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(250.5300) Optoelectronics : Photonic integrated circuits
C. K. Yow, Y. J. Chai, R. V. Penty, I. H. White, G. Maxwell, and R. McDougall, " Study of High Performance Re-Timing Using a 40Gb/s Hybrid-Integrated Mach-Zehnder All-Optical Regenerator," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper OME45.
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