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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 10 — May. 14, 2007
  • pp: 6003–6009

System characterization of a passive 40 Gb/s All Optical Clock Recovery ahead of the receiver

Vincent Roncin, Sébastien Lobo, Laurent Bramerie, Arthur O’Hare, and Jean-Claude Simon  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 10, pp. 6003-6009 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.006003


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Abstract

We report on a passive all-optical clock recovery technique based on data signal filtering with a Fabry-Perot filter, tested in a 40 Gb/s transmission system. We have simulated the clock recovery principle to choose the filter finesse and then investigate with experiment the method for 43 Gbit/s RZ signal clock recovery ahead of a receiver. We use Bit Error Rate assessment to demonstrate its system compatibility and to evaluate both its pattern sequence length tolerance and, for the first time, its clock locking range.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(070.1170) Fourier optics and signal processing : Analog optical signal processing

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: November 14, 2006
Revised Manuscript: January 29, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: January 30, 2007
Published: May 2, 2007

Citation
Vincent Roncin, Sébastien Lobo, Laurent Bramerie, Arthur O'Hare, and Jean-Claude Simon, "System characterization of a passive 40 Gb/s All Optical Clock Recovery ahead of the receiver," Opt. Express 15, 6003-6009 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-10-6003


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