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Journal of Lightwave Technology

Journal of Lightwave Technology

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The Journal of Lightwave Technology (JLT) contains theoretical and experimental papers on such topics as fiber and cable technologies; active and passive guided wave components such as light sources, detectors, repeater, switches, and fiber sensors; integrated optics and optoelectronics, systems, and sub-systems, networks; and switching. JLT is a joint publishing effort of the IEEE and OSA.

Editor-in-Chief: Peter J. Winzer, Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs
ISSN: 0733-8724 (print); 1558-2213 (online)
Frequency: 24 semi-monthly online issues, 6 bimonthly print issues.
2013 Impact Factor: 2.862

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Polymeric Integrated-Optic Bias Chip for Optical Voltage Transducers
The operating bias point of optical voltage transducers (OVTs) must be adjusted to a quadrature phase point... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 24, pp.4128-4131 (2014)

Fiber-Optic Interferometry Using Narrowband Light Source and Electrical Spectrum Analyzer: Influence on Brillouin Measurement
We observe an interference pattern using a simple fiber-optic interferometer consisting of an electrical... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 24, pp.4132-4138 (2014)

A 100-Gb/s Multiple-Input Multiple-Output Visible Laser Light Communication System
A 100-Gb/s multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) visible laser light communication (VLLC) system employing... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 24, pp.4121-4127 (2014)

Demonstrations of Efficient Online Spectrum Defragmentation in Software-Defined Elastic Optical Networks
Elastic optical networks (EONs) facilitate agile spectrum management in the optical layer. When coupling with... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 24, pp.4099-4109 (2014)

Performance Analysis of Relay-Assisted All-Optical FSO Networks Over Strong Atmospheric Turbulence Channels With Pointing Errors
In this study, we consider a relay-assisted free-space optical communication scheme over strong atmospheric... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 23, pp.4011-4018 (2014)

Digital Signal Processing for Training-Aided Coherent Optical Single-Carrier Frequency-Domain Equalization Systems
In this paper, we present the design of digital signal processing (DSP) algorithms for training-aided... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 24, pp.4110-4120 (2014)

Generate Nyquist-WDM Signal Using a DAC With Zero-Order Holding at the Symbol Rate
We demonstrate the Nyquist spectral shaping using a two-channel interleaved DAC with zero-order holding at... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 24, pp.4085-4091 (2014)

Modal Gain Controllable 2-LP-Mode Fiber Amplifier Using PLC Type Coupler and Long-Period Grating
We propose a 2-LP-mode erbium-doped fiber amplifier (EDFA) with a planar lightwave circuit (PLC) type coupler... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 24, pp.4092-4098 (2014)

Broadband Chaotic Signals and Breather Oscillations in an Optoelectronic Oscillator Incorporating a Microwave Photonic Filter
We propose a technique to generate broadband chaotic and breather signals employing an optoelectronic ... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 20, pp.3933-3942 (2014)

UV-soft Imprinted Tunable Polymer Waveguide Ring Resonator for Microwave Photonic Filtering
A tunable polymer waveguide ring resonator is proposed and demonstrated for microwave photonic filtering.... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 20, pp.3924-3932 (2014)

Multi-Wavelength Optical Single-Sideband Modulated WDM Radio-over-Fiber Systems by Employing a Twin-Core Fiber
Multi-wavelength optical single-sideband (OSSB) modulation for wavelength-division-multiplexed ... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 20, pp.3868-3873 (2014)

High-Power and High-Linearity Photodetector Modules for Microwave Photonic Applications
We demonstrate hermetically packaged InGaAs/InP photodetector modules for high performance microwave ... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 20, pp.3810-3816 (2014)

Graphene Integrated Microwave Photonics
This paper proposes and analyzes the incorporation of graphene to integrated waveguides and circuits for... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 20, pp.3785-3796 (2014)

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Vol. 32, Iss. 22 — Nov. 15, 2014  

Full Evaluation of Polarization Characteristics of Multifunctional Integrated Optic Chip With High Accuracy
The polarization characteristics of the multifunctional integrated optic chip (MFIOC) are fully evaluated... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 22, pp.3641-3650 (2014)

Athermal Colorless C-Band Optical Transmitter System for Passive Optical Networks
This paper reports an uncooled transmitter system using a digital super-mode (DS) distributed Bragg reflector... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 22, pp.3651-3658 (2014)

A Blocking Analysis for Green WDM Networks With Transponder Power Management
Energy-efficiency has been widely recognized as an important target in the management of optical wavelength... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 22, pp.3659-3669 (2014)

Reflectionless Beam Propagation on a Piecewise Linear Complex Domain
We describe a new class of transparent boundary conditions for beam-propagation simulation. The method is... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 22, pp.3670-3676 (2014)

Continuous Slow and Fast Light Generation Using a Silicon-on-Insulator Microring Resonator Incorporating a Multimode Interference Coupler
Continuously tunable slow and fast light generation using a silicon-on-insulator microring resonator (MRR)... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 22, pp.3677-3682 (2014)

Gigabit Access Passive Optical Network Using Wavelength Division Multiplexing—GigaWaM
This paper summarizes the research and technical achievements done under the EU project GigaWaM. The goal of... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 22, pp.3683-3691 (2014)

${\pi}$ -Phase-Shifted FBG for High-Resolution Static-Strain Measurement Based on Wavelet Threshold Denoising Algorithm
We propose a high-resolution static-strain sensor based on a π-phase-shifted Bragg grating (π-FBG) combined... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 22, pp.3692-3698 (2014)

LioeSim: A Network Simulator for Hybrid Opto-Electronic Networks-on-Chip Analysis
The development of nanophotonics in the last decades indicates a good opportunity for constructing the... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 22, pp.3699-3708 (2014)

Temperature and Vibration Robustness of Reflecting All-Fiber Current Sensor Using Common Single-Mode Fiber
Temperature and vibration robustness of a reflecting all-fiber current sensor (AFCS) using a common... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 22, pp.3709-3715 (2014)

Gain and Phase Dynamics of QD-VCSOA Under Electrical and Optical Pumping
The effect of pumping methods on the gain and phase dynamics of quantum-dot vertical cavity semiconductor... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 22, pp.3716-3723 (2014)

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