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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 2 — Jan. 27, 2014
  • pp: 2150–2158

A 100-Gb/s noncoherent silicon receiver for PDM-DBPSK/DQPSK signals

Jonathan Klamkin, Fabrizio Gambini, Stefano Faralli, Antonio Malacarne, Gianluca Meloni, Gianluca Berrettini, Giampiero Contestabile, and Luca Potì  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 2, pp. 2150-2158 (2014)

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An integrated noncoherent silicon receiver for demodulation of 100-Gb/s polarization-division multiplexed differential quadrature phase-shift keying and polarization-division multiplexed differential binary phase-shift keying signals is demonstrated. The receiver consists of a 2D surface grating coupler, four Mach-Zehnder delay interferometers and four germanium balanced photodetectors.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.5060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Phase modulation
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices

ToC Category:
Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: November 28, 2013
Revised Manuscript: January 12, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: January 13, 2014
Published: January 24, 2014

Jonathan Klamkin, Fabrizio Gambini, Stefano Faralli, Antonio Malacarne, Gianluca Meloni, Gianluca Berrettini, Giampiero Contestabile, and Luca Potì, "A 100-Gb/s noncoherent silicon receiver for PDM-DBPSK/DQPSK signals," Opt. Express 22, 2150-2158 (2014)

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