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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 24 — Dec. 2, 2013
  • pp: 30000–30006

Effective optical clock recovery and simultaneous fourfold demultiplexing of OTDM signal using an optoelectonic oscillator

Qiang Wang, Li Huo, Yanfei Xing, Caiyun Lou, and Bingkun Zhou  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 24, pp. 30000-30006 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.030000


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Abstract

We propose and demonstrate a novel scheme for clock recovery and simultaneous fourfold optical time-division demultiplexing using a dual-parallel Mach-Zehnder modulator based optoelectronic oscillator. 25-GHz prescaled optical clock with a 23% duty cycle and a 22-dB extinction ratio is successfully extracted from both 100-Gb/s on-off keying (OOK) and differential phase-shift keying (DPSK) optical time-division-multiplexing (OTDM) signal. The timing jitters (100 Hz to 10 MHz) are measured to be 195.9 fs and 125.6 fs for the optical clock extracted from the 100-Gb/s OOK and DPSK signal, respectively. Error-free optical time-division demultiplexing is also achieved simultaneously with clock recovery. By adjusting the phase shifter in the OEO loop, all four channels can be selectively demultiplexed. The power penalties at a bit error rate (BER) of 10−9 for the four demultiplexed channels are measured to be between 0.8 dB and 1.2 dB for the OOK signal and between 0.9 dB and 1.5 dB for the DPSK signal.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2360) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics links and subsystems
(230.4910) Optical devices : Oscillators
(250.4110) Optoelectronics : Modulators

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: August 7, 2013
Revised Manuscript: November 14, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: November 20, 2013
Published: November 27, 2013

Citation
Qiang Wang, Li Huo, Yanfei Xing, Caiyun Lou, and Bingkun Zhou, "Effective optical clock recovery and simultaneous fourfold demultiplexing of OTDM signal using an optoelectonic oscillator," Opt. Express 21, 30000-30006 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-24-30000


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