Wavelength Tunability Assessment of a 170 Gbit/s transmitter using a Quantum Dash Fabry Perot mode-locked laser

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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Costa e Silva, M.; Gay, M.; Bramerie, L.; Lobo, S.; Joindot, M.; Simon, J. C. (CNRS Foton, ENSSAT/Univ. Rennes 1, 6 rue de Kerampont, 22305 Lannion, France)
Ramanitra, H. (Telecom Malagasy, Madagascar)
Shen, A.; Duan, G.-H. (Alcatel-Thales III-V lab, a joint Laboratory of "Alcatel Lucent Bell Labs" and "Thales Research & Technology", Campus Polytechnique, 1, Avenue A. Fresnel, 91767 Palaiseau, France)

We demonstrate the tunability of a 170 Gbit/s transmitter based on a quantum dash mode-locked Fabry-Perot laser. Same performances are obtained over a 8 nm wavelength range simply by adjusting the shaping filter frequency.