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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 14 — Jul. 4, 2011
  • pp: 13590–13597

System tolerance of all-optical sampling OFDM using AWG discrete Fourier transform

Seong-Jin Lim and June-Koo Kevin Rhee  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 14, pp. 13590-13597 (2011)

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The fundamental-mode arrayed waveguide grating (AWG) for all-optical discrete Fourier transformer (DFT) shows significant feasibility in the system tolerance of all-optical sampling orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (AOS-OFDM) systems. We discuss the system tolerance of AWG-based DFT designs for 100/160Gbps OFDM transmission system in comparison with coupler-based DFT designs.

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OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing
(070.7145) Fourier optics and signal processing : Ultrafast processing

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: May 17, 2011
Revised Manuscript: June 18, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: June 18, 2011
Published: June 29, 2011

Seong-Jin Lim and June-Koo Kevin Rhee, "System tolerance of all-optical sampling OFDM using AWG discrete Fourier transform," Opt. Express 19, 13590-13597 (2011)

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