High-speed DBPSK signal generation by low-Vpi modulator using thin LiNbO3 substrate

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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Kanno, Atsushi; Sakamoto, Takahide; Chiba, Akito; Kawanishi, Tetsuya (National institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Japan)
Higuma, Kaoru; Sudo, Masaaki; Ichikawa, Junichiro (New Technology Research Laboratory, Sumitomo Osaka Cement Co., Ltd., Japan)

We demonstrated 100-Gb/s DBPSK signal generation by using a thin-LiNbO3-substrate modulator. The low Vpi and the reduction in the propagation loss of electrodes helps realize high-speed PSK operation.