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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 27 — Dec. 17, 2012
  • pp: 28758–28763

Simple intradyne PSK system for udWDM-PON

Josep Prat, Victor Polo, Panagiotis Zakynthinos, Ivan Cano, Jeison Tabares, Josep M. Fàbrega, Dimitrios Klonidis, and Ioannis Tomkos  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 27, pp. 28758-28763 (2012)

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A homodyne coherent receiver for ultra-dense WDM-PON with off the shelf components is presented. It consists of a conventional DFB, phase switched clock signal, an optical coupler instead of a 90° hybrid, balanced photodetectors and digital signal processing. The phase swing for a DBPSK signal was optimized and the performance was experimentally evaluated in terms of the sensitivity for several laser linewidths. The acceptable frequency offset and clock time delay was also assessed. The results exhibit a sensitivity of −48 dBm at a BER of 10−3 and indicate a high tolerance to phase noise.

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OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.1660) Fiber optics and optical communications : Coherent communications

ToC Category:
Access Networks and LAN

Original Manuscript: October 2, 2012
Revised Manuscript: November 9, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: November 12, 2012
Published: December 12, 2012

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European Conference on Optical Communication 2012 (2012) Optics Express

Josep Prat, Victor Polo, Panagiotis Zakynthinos, Ivan Cano, Jeison Tabares, Josep M. Fàbrega, Dimitrios Klonidis, and Ioannis Tomkos, "Simple intradyne PSK system for udWDM-PON," Opt. Express 20, 28758-28763 (2012)

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