Simultaneous WDM-DQPSK Demodulation With a Single AWG

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Vacondio, Francesco; Ghazisaeidi, Amirhossein; Rusch, Leslie A. (ECE Dept. Université Laval, Québec, Québec, Canada G1K 7P4)

We experimentally demonstrate simultaneous demodulation of wavelength division multiplexed (WDM) DQPSK signals with a single arrayed waveguide grating (AWG). We then compare this receiver to the conventional one in presence of nonlinear phase noise.