Fiber Optics and Optical Communication

Ultrahigh-speed optical pulse generation using a phase modulator and two stages of delayed Mach-Zehnder interferometers

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Zhonggi Pan, Swaty Chandel

University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Lafayette, Louisiana 70504-3890

Changyuan Yu

National University of Singapore, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Singapore

Opt. Eng. 46(7), 075001 (July 13, 2007). doi:10.1117/1.2752821
History: Received October 04, 2006; Revised December 06, 2006; Accepted January 02, 2007; Published July 13, 2007
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We demonstrate the generation of an 160-GHz optical pulse train using a 40-GHz driven phase modulator followed by two stages of delayed interferometers. The simulation shows that the pulse width of the generated chirp-free 160-GHz carrier-suppressed return-to-zero optical pulse train is 3.13ps

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Zhonggi Pan ; Swaty Chandel and Changyuan Yu
"Ultrahigh-speed optical pulse generation using a phase modulator and two stages of delayed Mach-Zehnder interferometers", Opt. Eng. 46(7), 075001 (July 13, 2007). ; http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/1.2752821


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