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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 6 — Mar. 17, 2008
  • pp: 3853–3858

Conversions among binary optical modulation formats

Yuanyuan Lu and Yikai Su  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 6, pp. 3853-3858 (2008)

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We study the intrinsic relations and conversions among different binary modulation formats such as non-return-to-zero (NRZ), return-to-zero (RZ), carrier-suppressed return-to-zero (CSRZ), differential-phase-shift-keying (DPSK), duobinary, and alternate-mark-inversion (AMI). In particular, we experimentally demonstrate the new conversion from CSRZ to duobinary using a Mach-Zehnder delay interferometer (MZDI).

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.4080) Fiber optics and optical communications : Modulation
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(070.4560) Fourier optics and signal processing : Data processing by optical means
(230.1150) Optical devices : All-optical devices

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: November 19, 2007
Revised Manuscript: January 22, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: February 3, 2008
Published: March 7, 2008

Yuanyuan Lu and Yikai Su, "Conversions among binary optical modulation formats," Opt. Express 16, 3853-3858 (2008)

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