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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 3 — Feb. 11, 2013
  • pp: 3793–3799

Generating arbitrary optical signal constellations using microring resonators

Yossef Ehrlichman, Ofer Amrani, and Shlomo Ruschin  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 3, pp. 3793-3799 (2013)

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It is shown that two mutually uncoupled microresonators in series can adequately cover the entire I–Q space and render the realization of QAM signals possible. This approach is based on the independent optimization of each microresonator for amplitude and phase modulation respectively. Generation of 16 quadrature amplitude modulation is demonstrated by means of simulation.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(230.4110) Optical devices : Modulators
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

Original Manuscript: October 16, 2012
Revised Manuscript: January 7, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: January 14, 2013
Published: February 7, 2013

Yossef Ehrlichman, Ofer Amrani, and Shlomo Ruschin, "Generating arbitrary optical signal constellations using microring resonators," Opt. Express 21, 3793-3799 (2013)

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