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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 14 — Jul. 7, 2008
  • pp: 10421–10426

Generation of optical carrier suppressed-differential phase shift keying (OCS-DPSK) format using one dual-parallel Mach-Zehnder modulator in radio over fiber systems

Qingjiang Chang, Tong Ye, and Yikai Su  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 14, pp. 10421-10426 (2008)

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We present and experimentally demonstrate a new method to generate optical carrier suppressed-differential phase-shift keying (OCS-DPSK) modulation format in radio over fiber (RoF) systems. In our scheme, a single dual-parallel Mach-Zehnder modulator (DPMZM) is used to produce OCS-DPSK signal based on amplitude shift keying (ASK) to DPSK format conversion by suppressing the spectral tones of an OCS-ASK signal.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(060.5060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Phase modulation
(230.2090) Optical devices : Electro-optical devices
(060.5625) Fiber optics and optical communications : Radio frequency photonics

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: March 5, 2008
Revised Manuscript: April 25, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: May 19, 2008
Published: June 27, 2008

Qingjiang Chang, Tong Ye, and Yikai Su, "Generation of optical carrier suppressed-differential phase shift keying (OCS-DPSK) format using one dual-parallel Mach-Zehnder modulator in radio over fiber systems," Opt. Express 16, 10421-10426 (2008)

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