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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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Spectrum-Aware Survivable Strategies With Failure Probability Constraints Under Static Traffic in Flexible Bandwidth Optical Networks
This paper addresses the problem of spectrum-aware survivable strategies with failure probability constraints... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 24, pp.4221-4234 (2014)

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)

Diaphragm-Based Fiber Optic Fabry–Perot Accelerometer With High Consistency
Consistency is one of the most important parameters influenced on the practicability of sensors.... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 24, pp.4208-4213 (2014)

Imaging the Engineered Polarization States of Surface Plasmon Polaritons at Visible Wavelengths
We experimentally demonstrate and image the hybrid nature of surface plasmon polaritons (SPPs)... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 24, pp.4214-4220 (2014)

Simultaneous Optimization of Power Economy and Impairment Awareness by Traffic Grooming, Mixed Regeneration, and All Optical Wavelength Conversion With an Experimental Demonstration
Power economy (PE) and impairment awareness (IA) have become crucial issues in optical networks. There is a... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 24, pp.4166-4177 (2014)

Dynamically Reconfigurable All Optical Frequency Measurement System
A microwave photonic frequency measurement system is demonstrated practically. The system employs the... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 24, pp.4194-4200 (2014)

A Silicon Photonic Integrated Packaged Coherent Receiver Front-End For Soft-Decision Decoding
In this paper, a packaged integrated coherent receiver and optical front-end for soft decision based on 25... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 24, pp.4151-4156 (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)

Novel Temporal Zone Plate Designs With Improved Energy Efficiency and Noise Performance
We propose and demonstrate novel temporal zone plate designs offering a higher energy efficiency and an... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 24, pp.4201-4207 (2014)

Determination of Quantum Efficiency in In $_{\bf {0.53}}$ Ga $_{\bf{0.47}}$ As-InP-Based APDs
A method to precisely determine the quantum efficiency and primary photocurrent in avalanche photodiodes... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 24, pp.4178-4182 (2014)

Survivable Path Sets: A New Approach to Survivability in Multilayer Networks
We consider the problem of survivability in multilayer networks. In single-layer networks, a pair of disjoint... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 24, pp.4139-4150 (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)

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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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