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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 6 — Mar. 12, 2012
  • pp: 6610–6615

Novel coherent self-heterodyne receiver based on phase modulation detection

Tam N. Huynh, Lim Nguyen, and Liam P. Barry  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 6, pp. 6610-6615 (2012)

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We propose a novel coherent self-heterodyne receiver structure based on phase modulation detection that potentially simplifies the front-end of a coherent optical receiver. The scheme has been demonstrated via simulations and experimentally for a 10 Gb/s DQPSK transmission system.

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OCIS Codes
(060.1660) Fiber optics and optical communications : Coherent communications
(060.5060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Phase modulation
(060.2840) Fiber optics and optical communications : Heterodyne

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: January 27, 2012
Revised Manuscript: February 28, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: February 28, 2012
Published: March 6, 2012

Tam N. Huynh, Lim Nguyen, and Liam P. Barry, "Novel coherent self-heterodyne receiver based on phase modulation detection," Opt. Express 20, 6610-6615 (2012)

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