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Optics Express

  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 4 — Feb. 21, 2005
  • pp: 1215–1220

Improved optical transmitters for pulsed phase and intensity modulation

Mario Zitelli  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 4, pp. 1215-1220 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.001215


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Abstract

Two optical transmitters are described, generating new modulation formats based on the simultaneous modulation of the amplitude and the phase of an optical signal. The proposed formats are compared to the traditional Non-Return-to-Zero (NRZ), showing improved tolerances to chromatic dispersion (CD), differential group delay (DGD) and to wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) channel spacing, and requiring electronics with halved bandwidth.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.5060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Phase modulation
(230.4110) Optical devices : Modulators

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: December 16, 2004
Revised Manuscript: December 16, 2004
Published: February 21, 2005

Citation
Mario Zitelli, "Improved optical transmitters for pulsed phase and intensity modulation," Opt. Express 13, 1215-1220 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-4-1215


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