Successful 10 GHz clock recovery is presented, using an opto-electronic PLL based on three-wave mixing in periodically-poled lithium niobate as a phase comparator. Higher bitrates and sub-clock recovery are anticipated without modification.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4360) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, devices
F. Gómez Agis, C. Ware, D. Erasme, R. Ricken, V. Quiring, and W. Sohler, "10 GHz Clock Recovery Using an Opto-Electronic Phase-Locked Loop Based on Three-Wave Mixing in Periodically-Poled Lithium Niobate," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper JWB34.
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