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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 3 — Feb. 10, 2014
  • pp: 3629–3637

Silicon-organic hybrid (SOH) frequency comb sources for terabit/s data transmission

C. Weimann, P. C. Schindler, R. Palmer, S. Wolf, D. Bekele, D. Korn, J. Pfeifle, S. Koeber, R. Schmogrow, L. Alloatti, D. Elder, H. Yu, W. Bogaerts, L. R. Dalton, W. Freude, J. Leuthold, and C. Koos  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 3, pp. 3629-3637 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.22.003629


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Abstract

We demonstrate frequency comb sources based on silicon-organic hybrid (SOH) electro-optic modulators. Frequency combs with line spacings of 25 GHz and 40 GHz are generated, featuring flat-top spectra with less than 2 dB power variations over up to 7 lines. The combs are used for WDM data transmission at terabit/s data rates and distances of up to 300 km.

© 2014 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices

ToC Category:
Waveguide and Optoelectronic Devices

History
Original Manuscript: November 7, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: January 15, 2014
Published: February 7, 2014

Virtual Issues
European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication (2013) Optics Express

Citation
C. Weimann, P. C. Schindler, R. Palmer, S. Wolf, D. Bekele, D. Korn, J. Pfeifle, S. Koeber, R. Schmogrow, L. Alloatti, D. Elder, H. Yu, W. Bogaerts, L. R. Dalton, W. Freude, J. Leuthold, and C. Koos, "Silicon-organic hybrid (SOH) frequency comb sources for terabit/s data transmission," Opt. Express 22, 3629-3637 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-22-3-3629


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