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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 7 — Apr. 4, 2005
  • pp: 2742–2746

Simplified optoelectronic 3R regenerator using nonlinear electro-optical transformation in an electroabsorption modulator

Hsu-Feng Chou and John E. Bowers  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 7, pp. 2742-2746 (2005)

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A simplified optoelectronic 3R regenerator without electrical signal processing is demonstrated by utilizing the nonlinear electro-optical transfer function of an electroabsorption modulator. 3R regeneration of impaired 10-Gb/s RZ signals is demonstrated, verifying the proposed concept.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: January 27, 2005
Revised Manuscript: March 24, 2005
Published: April 4, 2005

Hsu-Feng Chou and John Bowers, "Simplified optoelectronic 3R regenerator using nonlinear electro-optical transformation in an electroabsorption modulator," Opt. Express 13, 2742-2746 (2005)

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