Time Recovery for Spectrally-Sliced Optical Receivers

Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland

Proceedings: ECOC 2016

Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Rozental, Valery N.; Souza, Andre L. N.; Rossi, Sandro M.; Chiuchiarelli, Andrea; Oliveira, Juliano R. F. de; Reis, Jacklyn D. (CPqD, Division of Optical Technologies, Campinas - SP, 13086-902, Brazil)

We propose and experimentally demonstrate a symbol synchronization method for spectrally-sliced optical receivers with MIMO equalizer signal reconstruction in a PM-16QAM 56-GBd 20x400G testbed. A novel timing error detector extracts sampling phase information from equalizer coefficients.