Two-Section RSOA with Enhanced Modulation-Cancelling Effect for Self-Seeded Colorless WDM Transmitter

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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Zhou, Peng; Zhan, Wenhui; Tanemura, Takuo; Nakano, Yoshiaki (Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Systems, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8656, Japan)
Mukaikubo, Masaru (Oclaro Japan, Inc., 4-1-55 Oyama, Chuo-ku, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 252-5250, Japan)

We propose and demonstrate novel RSOA design with segmented electrodes to enhance the modulation cancelling effect without sacrificing the bandwidth for self-seeded colorless WDM transmitter applications. Optimal driving condition is derived numerically and confirmed experimentally at 10 Gb/s.