Chirp-Free Modulator using Injection Locked VCSEL Phase Array

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

Proceedings: ECOC 2016 Post Deadline

Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Fontaine, Nicolas K.; Xiao, Xian; Chen, Haoshuo; Huang, Bin; Neilson, David T.; Kim, K. W.; Sinsky, Jeffrey H.; Ryf, Roland R.; Raybon, Gregory; Winzer, Peter (Bell Labs/Nokia, 791 Holmdel Rd., Holmdel, NJ 07733, USA)
Daly, Aidan; Neumeyr, Christian; Ortsiefer, Markus (VERTILAS GmbH, Daimlerstr. 11d, 85748 Garching, Germany)

We demonstrate a chirp-free modulator using two injection locked VCSELs placed inside a reflective Mach-Zehnder interferometer and produce Nyquist pulse-shaped waveforms with modulation voltages below 500-mV.