Digital Coherent Detection of Multi-Gigabit 16-QAM signals at 40 GHz Carrier Frequency using Photonic Downconversion

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication - Post Deadline Papers
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Caballero, A.; Zibar, D.; Monroy, I. Tafur (DTU Fotonik, Department of Photonics Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark)

We experimentally demonstrate detection of multi-gigabit 16-QAM modulated signals, of up to 4 Gb/s, at a 40 GHz carrier frequency by combining photonic downconversion and low bandwidth electronics.