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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 1 — Jan. 10, 2005
  • pp: 327–335

Wavelength-switchable all optical clock recovery at 10Gbit/s based on semiconductor fiber ring laser

Jian He and Kam Tai Chan  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 1, pp. 327-335 (2005)

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In this paper, we proposed and demonstrated all-optical clock recovery at 10GHz with switchable wavelengths. Very stable clock signals corresponding to the bit rate of the injection data have been obtained by injecting 10Gbit/s 231-1 PRBS data signals into the ring cavity. Wavelength switching among eight wavelengths is achieved by merely tuning the delay time of the intra-cavity optical delay line. The proposed clock recovery method is experimentally demonstrated to be insensitive to the polarization changes of the input data.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(140.4050) Lasers and laser optics : Mode-locked lasers

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: November 30, 2004
Revised Manuscript: December 24, 2004
Manuscript Accepted: January 4, 2005
Published: January 10, 2005

Jian He and Kam Tai Chan, "Wavelength-switchable all optical clock recovery at 10Gbit/s based on semiconductor fiber ring laser," Opt. Express 13, 327-335 (2005)

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