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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 35, Iss. 18 — Sep. 15, 2010
  • pp: 3042–3044

Bit-rate-variable and order-switchable optical multiplexing of high-speed pseudorandom bit sequence using optical delays

Xiaoxia Wu, Jian Wang, Omer F. Yilmaz, Scott R. Nuccio, Antonella Bogoni, and Alan E. Willner  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 35, Issue 18, pp. 3042-3044 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.35.003042


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Abstract

We experimentally demonstrate high-speed optical pseudorandom bit sequence (PRBS) multiplexing with coarse and fine bit-rate tuning capability and a switchable order using optical delays. Data multiplexing of 80 Gbit / s and 160 Gbit / s is shown, each with a tunable rate using a conversion/dispersion-based continuously tunable optical delay and tunable PRBS order with large switchable fiber delays. A 7% bit-rate tunability, i.e., 80 85.6 Gbit / s and 160 171.2 Gbit / s , is shown for both 2 7 1 and 2 15 1 PRBS. The rf spectra before and after multiplexing are measured in each case and show a suppression ratio of > 30 dB , exhibiting the expected PRBS spectral characteristics.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.7140) Fiber optics and optical communications : Ultrafast processes in fibers

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: April 23, 2010
Revised Manuscript: August 9, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: August 12, 2010
Published: September 3, 2010

Citation
Xiaoxia Wu, Jian Wang, Omer F. Yilmaz, Scott R. Nuccio, Antonella Bogoni, and Alan E. Willner, "Bit-rate-variable and order-switchable optical multiplexing of high-speed pseudorandom bit sequence using optical delays," Opt. Lett. 35, 3042-3044 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-35-18-3042


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