Integrated In-Band OSNR Monitor Based on Planar Lightwave Circuit
Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria
Proceedings: ECOC 2009
Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Mizuno, T.; Goh, T.; Ohyama, T.; Hashizume, Y.; Kaneko, A. (NTT Photonics Laboratories, NTT Corporation, 3-1 Morinosato-Wakamiya, Atsugi, Kanagawa, 243-0198 Japan)
We propose a novel integrated in-band optical signal-to-noise ratio (OSNR) monitor based on planar lightwave circuit (PLC) technology. We successfully demonstrate a 10-25 dB in-band OSNR measurement with errors of less than 0.6 dB.