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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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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)

Phase Measurement of a Microwave Optical Modulation: Characterisation and Reduction of Amplitude-to-Phase Conversion in 1.5 μm High Bandwidth Photodiodes
High accuracy and low noise measurement of the phase of a microwave signal requires that spurious ... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 20, pp.3759-3767 (2014)

Remote Laser-Microwave Synchronization Over Kilometer-Scale Fiber Link With Few-Femtosecond Drift
We show the remote synchronization between a mode-locked laser and a microwave source, separated by a ... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 20, pp.3742-3748 (2014)

Self Optical Pulsation Based RZ-BPSK and Reused RZ-OOK Bi-Directional OC-768 Transmission
The generation and reusing of a self-pulsated optical RZ carrier is demonstrated to achieve bi-directional... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 20, pp.3728-3734 (2014)

60 GHz Radio Over Fiber System Based on Gain-Switched Laser
A radio over fiber (RoF) transmission system based on a gain-switched laser as an optical comb source is... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 20, pp.3695-3703 (2014)

Implementing a Novel Highly Scalable Adaptive Photonic Beamformer using “Blind” Guided Accelerated Random Search
A novel highly scalable adaptive photonic beamformer is proposed and experimentally verified. A ... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 20, pp.3623-3629 (2014)

Generation of Linearly Chirped Microwave Waveform With an Increased Time-Bandwidth Product Based on a Tunable Optoelectronic Oscillator and a Recirculating Phase Modulation Loop
Photonic generation of a linearly chirped microwave waveform with an increased time-bandwidth product ... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 20, pp.3573-3579 (2014)

Programmable Single-Bandpass Photonic RF Filter Based on Kerr Comb from a Microring
Microresonators with a high Kerr nonlinearity show great potential to generate optical frequency combs with... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 20, pp.3557-3565 (2014)

40 GHz Si/Ge Uni-Traveling Carrier Waveguide Photodiode
We report a Si/Ge waveguide-coupled uni-traveling carrier (UTC) photodiode for high-power high-speed ... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 20, pp.3502-3508 (2014)

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Vol. 32, Iss. 18 — Sep. 15, 2014  pp: 3093–3222

End-to-End Energy Modeling and Analysis of Long-Haul Coherent Transmission Systems
In this paper, we model and analyze the end-to-end energy consumption of 100-Gbps coherent long-haul... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 18, pp.3093-3111 (2014)

Laser Phase Noise Characterization Using Parallel Linear Optical Sampling
We developed a laser phase noise characterization technique by using linear optical sampling. Thanks to the... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 18, pp.3119-3125 (2014)

High-Contrast All-Optical Controllable Switching and Routing in Nonlinear Photonic Crystals
We present a new high-contrast all-optical controllable switch and router, which is based on two... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 18, pp.3126-3131 (2014)

Combined Deterministic and Modified Monte Carlo Method for Calculating Impulse Responses of Indoor Optical Wireless Channels
Because of the importance of calculating an accurate impulse response of an indoor optical wireless room... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 18, pp.3132-3148 (2014)

Hybrid PN-ZP-DMT Scheme for Spectrum-Efficient Optical Communications and Its Application to SI-POF
In this paper, a novel discrete multi-tone (DMT) scheme is proposed for optical communications. Instead of... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 18, pp.3149-3160 (2014)

System-Level Design Framework for Insertion-Loss-Minimized Optical Network-on-Chip Router Architectures
An optical network-on-chip (NoC) has attracted increasing attention with the advancement of silicon photonics... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 18, pp.3161-3174 (2014)

Minimizing the Risk From Disaster Failures in Optical Backbone Networks
Failures caused by disasters (e.g., weapons of mass destruction (WMD) attacks, earthquakes, hurricanes, etc.)... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 18, pp.3175-3183 (2014)

Star-QAM Constellation Design for Hierarchically Modulated PON Systems With 20-Gbps PSK and 10-Gbps OOK Signals
In this paper, we show an effective star-QAM constellation in terms of the allowable range of the extinction... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 18, pp.3184-3191 (2014)

Investigation of High Efficiency Unidirectional Emission From Metal Coated Nanocylinder Cavities
We investigate the mode properties for metal coated nanocylinder cavities by three-dimensional finite... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 18, pp.3192-3198 (2014)

Angular Piecewise Modal Analysis for Waveguide-Coupled Surface Plasmon Resonance Structure
Resonance response of waveguide-coupled surface plasmon resonance (WCSPR) structure is investigated... Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32 Issue 18, pp.3199-3205 (2014)

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