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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 4 — Feb. 16, 2009
  • pp: 2918–2925

Multi-format receiver for non-return-to-zero binary-phase-shift-keyed and non-return-to-zero amplitude-shit-keyed signals

Zhixin Liu, Shilin Xiao, Lei Cai, and Zheng Liang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 4, pp. 2918-2925 (2009)

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A Multi-format receiver for both non-return-to-zero binary-phase-shift-keyed (NRZ-BPSK) signal and non-return-to-zero amplitude-shift-keyed (NRZ-ASK) signal is demonstrated. Multi-format signal detection is based on incoherent BPSK demodulation and ASK-BPSK format conversion. Incoherent BPSK demodulation is realized by a Mach-Zehnder delay interferometer (MZDI) and a feedback decoder. Transmission experiments validate the feasibility of multi-format receiver. This receiver has potential to serve as a useful terminal block for all-optical wavelength division-multiplexed (WDM) networks.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(230.0040) Optical devices : Detectors
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

Original Manuscript: July 22, 2008
Revised Manuscript: November 5, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: December 18, 2008
Published: February 12, 2009

Zhixin Liu, Shilin Xiao, Lei Cai, and Zheng Liang, "Multi-format receiver for non-return-to-zero binary-phase-shift-keyed and non-return-to-zero amplitude-shit-keyed signals," Opt. Express 17, 2918-2925 (2009)

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