First 40-km SMF Transmission for 100-Gbit/s Ethernet System Based on 25-Gbit/s 1.3-µm Electroabsorption Modulator Integrated with a DFB Laser Module

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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Fujisawa, T.; Arai, M.; Fujiwara, N.; Kobayashi, W.; Tadokoro, T.; Tsuzuki, K.; Akage, Y.; Iga, R.; Yamanaka, T.; Kano, F. (NTT Photonics Laboratories, NTT Corporation, 3-1 Morinosato-Wakamiya, Atsugi, Kanagawa, 243-0198, Japan)

High-performance 1.3-µm InGaAlAs electroabsorption modulator integrated with DFB laser module for metro-area 100-Gbi/s Ethernet system (100GBASE-ER4) has been realized. Long-reach (40 km) error-free transmission under 25-Gbit/s operation on SMF is achieved for the first time.