Influence of SG-DBR Laser Linewidth on 10.7 Gb/s DPSK and OOK Transmission

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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Smyth, F.; Shi, Kai; Anandarajah, P. M.; Reid, D.; Barry, L. P. (RINCE, Dublin City University, Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland)

Calibration of tunable lasers is currently based on achieving sufficient SMSR and output power for transmission. As systems employing these devices move towards advanced modulation formats it becomes imperative that the linewidth is also considered.