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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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Compact Dense Wavelength-Division (De)multiplexer Utilizing a Bidirectional Arrayed-Waveguide Grating Integrated With a Mach–Zehnder Interferometer
A compact wavelength-division (de)multiplexer is proposed and demonstrated experimentally to achieve doubled... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 33 Issue 11, pp.2279-2285 (2015)

Low-Loss Optical Waveguides Preserving Photoluminescence Features in Pr3+-Doped Yttrium Orthosilicate Crystal Fabricated by Ion Implantation
Low-loss planar and channel waveguides in ${\rm... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 33 Issue 11, pp.2263-2267 (2015)

Low Propagation Loss of Single-Mode Planar Waveguides on MgF $_{\bf 2}$ Crystals
The single-mode planar waveguides were fabricated on MgF2 crystals by 6.0 MeV carbon ion... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 33 Issue 11, pp.2228-2232 (2015)

Demonstration of Phase-Conjugated Subcarrier Coding for Fiber Nonlinearity Compensation in CO-OFDM Transmission
In this paper, we demonstrate through computer simulation and experiment a novel subcarrier coding scheme... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 33 Issue 11, pp.2206-2212 (2015)

Unified Performance Analysis of Mixed Radio Frequency/Free-Space Optical Dual-Hop Transmission Systems
The mixed radio frequency (RF)/free-space optical (FSO) relaying is a promising technology for coverage... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 33 Issue 11, pp.2286-2293 (2015)

An Interrogation Technique of FBG Cascade Sensors Using Wavelength to Radio-Frequency Delay Mapping
A technique is proposed to interrogate a distributed photonic sensor composed of seven standard fiber Bragg... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 33 Issue 11, pp.2222-2227 (2015)

Amplitude and Phase Error Correction Algorithm for $3\times 3$ MMI Based Mach–Zehnder Interferometers
Multimode Interference couplers (MMI) can have deviations in their amplitude and phase relations with respect... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 33 Issue 11, pp.2233-2239 (2015)

Observation of Dynamic Extinction Ratio and Bit Error Rate Degradation Due to Thermal Effects in Integrated Modulators
We experimentally demonstrate how the thermal crosstalk between active and passive components limits the... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 33 Issue 11, pp.2199-2205 (2015)

Phase Regeneration of a BPSK Data Signal Using a Lithium Niobate Phase Modulator
We propose a scheme for phase regeneration of an optical binary phase shift keying (BPSK) data signal using a... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 33 Issue 11, pp.2189-2198 (2015)

DC-Informative Joint Color-Frequency Modulation for Visible Light Communications
In this paper, we consider the problem of constellation design for a visible light communication (VLC) system... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 33 Issue 11, pp.2181-2188 (2015)

Foreword to the Special Issue on European Conference on Optical Communications (ECOC 2014)
Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 33 Issue 5, pp.959-963 (2015)

Optical Chirp Z-Transform Processor: Design and Application
This paper presents, to the author's knowledge, for the first time, a novel all-optical signal processing... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 33 Issue 11, pp.2213-2221 (2015)

Transmitter Optical Subassembly Using a Polarization Beam Combiner for 100 Gbit/s Ethernet over 40-km Transmission
A transmitter optical subassembly (TOSA) has been developed for a 100-Gbit/s Ethernet system for a long... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 33 Issue 10, pp.1985-1992 (2015)

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Vol. 33, Iss. 6 — Mar. 15, 2015  pp: 1147–1260

Design Constraints of Photonic-Lantern Spatial Multiplexer Based on Laser-Inscribed 3-D Waveguide Technology
Laser-inscribed 3-D waveguide (3DW) technology has been applied to realize photonic-lantern spatial... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 33 Issue 6, pp.1147-1154 (2015)

Complete Dispersion Characterization of Few Mode Fibers by OLCI Technique
Few-mode optical fibers (FMFs) are useful for many applications such as space-division-multiplexing (SDM),... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 33 Issue 6, pp.1155-1160 (2015)

PLC-Based Four-Mode Multi/Demultiplexer With LP11 Mode Rotator on One Chip
We propose a PLC-based mode multi/demultiplexer (MUX/DEMUX) for mode-division multiplexing. We show... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 33 Issue 6, pp.1161-1165 (2015)

Polarization-Assisted Phase-Sensitive Processor
We propose and experimentally demonstrate a phase-sensitive optical processor, capable of generating two... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 33 Issue 6, pp.1166-1174 (2015)

Coupled Multicore Fiber Design With Low Intercore Differential Mode Delay for High-Density Space Division Multiplexing
A moderately coupled multicore fiber (MCF) design is proposed with the aim of realizing both low intercore... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 33 Issue 6, pp.1175-1181 (2015)

Higher Order Mode Convertors for “Ribbon” Fibre
Higher order mode convertors for ribbon fibres with rectangular cores were made by postprocessing a photonic... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 33 Issue 6, pp.1182-1185 (2015)

Record Gain x Bandwidth (6.1 THz) Monolithically Integrated SOA-UTC Photoreceiver for 100-Gbit/s Applications
We present a preamplified high-speed photoreceiver comprising a unitraveling carrier photodiode (UTC)... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 33 Issue 6, pp.1186-1190 (2015)

Silicon In-Phase/Quadrature Modulator With On-Chip Optical Equalizer
Silicon photonics has technical advantages allowing for large-scale optical integrated circuits due to both... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 33 Issue 6, pp.1191-1196 (2015)

Non-Invasive Monitoring of Mode-Division Multiplexed Channels on a Silicon Photonic Chip
We demonstrate on-chip non-invasive monitoring of orthogonal modes transmitted in a silicon photonic... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 33 Issue 6, pp.1197-1201 (2015)

Heterogeneously Integrated PLC With Low-Loss Spot-Size Converter and Newly Developed Waveplate PBS for DC-DP-16QAM Receiver
Digital coherent transmission systems with multilevel and multicarrier modulation formats have been moving... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 33 Issue 6, pp.1202-1209 (2015)

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