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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 26 — Dec. 10, 2012
  • pp: B151–B158

Generation and transmission of DPSK signals using a directly modulated passive feedback laser

Abdullah S. Karar, Ying Gao, Kang Ping Zhong, Jian Hong Ke, and John C. Cartledge  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 26, pp. B151-B158 (2012)

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The generation of differential-phase-shift keying (DPSK) signals is demonstrated using a directly modulated passive feedback laser at 10.709-Gb/s, 14-Gb/s and 16-Gb/s. The quality of the DPSK signals is assessed using both noncoherent detection for a bit rate of 10.709-Gb/s and coherent detection with digital signal processing involving a look-up table pattern-dependent distortion compensator. Transmission over a passive link consisting of 100 km of single mode fiber at a bit rate of 10.709-Gb/s is achieved with a received optical power of −45 dBm at a bit-error-ratio of 3.8 × 10−3 and a 49 dB loss margin.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers

ToC Category:
Subsystems for Optical Networks

Original Manuscript: October 1, 2012
Revised Manuscript: October 30, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: October 30, 2012
Published: November 28, 2012

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Abdullah S. Karar, Ying Gao, Kang Ping Zhong, Jian Hong Ke, and John C. Cartledge, "Generation and transmission of DPSK signals using a directly modulated passive feedback laser," Opt. Express 20, B151-B158 (2012)

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