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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 6 — Mar. 17, 2008
  • pp: 3828–3833

Variable rate, multi-format receiver design for 10 to 40 Gb/s DPSK and OOK formats

L. Christen, Y. Lizé, S. Nuccio, A. E. Willner, and L. Paraschis  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 6, pp. 3828-3833 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.003828


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Abstract

We demonstrate a continuously-variable bit-rate receiver from 10 to 40 Gbit/s for DPSK demodulation. Unlike previous DPSK demodulators, this receiver is also capable of passing intensity modulated waveforms without distortion. Degradations imposed by receiver imperfections are presented and compared with a traditional DPSK delay-line interferometer.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4080) Fiber optics and optical communications : Modulation
(060.5060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Phase modulation

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: December 17, 2007
Revised Manuscript: February 15, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: February 28, 2008
Published: March 7, 2008

Citation
L. Christen, Y. Lize, S. Nuccio, A. Willner, and L. Paraschis, "Variable rate, multi-format receiver design for 10 to 40 Gb/s DPSK and OOK formats," Opt. Express 16, 3828-3833 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-6-3828


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