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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 27 — Dec. 17, 2012
  • pp: 28524–28531

Quad 14 Gbps L-band VCSEL-based system for WDM migration of 4-lanes 56 Gbps optical data links

Jose Estaran, Roberto Rodes, Tien Thang Pham, Markus Ortsiefer, Christian Neumeyr, Jürgen Rosskopf, and Idelfonso Tafur Monroy  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 27, pp. 28524-28531 (2012)

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We report on migrating multiple-lane link into an L-band VCSEL-based WDM system. Experimental validation achieves successful transmission over 10 km of SMF at 4x14Gbps. Inter-channel crosstalk penalty is observed to be less than 0.5 dB and a transmission penalty around 1 dB. The power budget margin ranges within 6 dB and 7 dB.

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OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(200.4650) Optics in computing : Optical interconnects

ToC Category:
Access Networks and LAN

Original Manuscript: October 1, 2012
Revised Manuscript: November 17, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: November 19, 2012
Published: December 10, 2012

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European Conference on Optical Communication 2012 (2012) Optics Express

Jose Estaran, Roberto Rodes, Tien Thang Pham, Markus Ortsiefer, Christian Neumeyr, Jürgen Rosskopf, and Idelfonso Tafur Monroy, "Quad 14 Gbps L-band VCSEL-based system for WDM migration of 4-lanes 56 Gbps optical data links," Opt. Express 20, 28524-28531 (2012)

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