Timing jitter tolerant 640 Gb/s demultiplexing using a long-period fibre grating-based flat-top pulse shaper

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Oxenlwe, L. K.; Galili, M.; Mulvad, H. C. H.; Clausen, A. T.; Jeppesen, P. (COM-DTU, Technical University of Denmark, building 343, DK)
Slavk, R. (Institute of Photonics and Electronics, AS CR, Chabersk 57, 182 51 Prague)
Park, Y.; Azaa, J. (Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS), Montral, Qubec H5A 1K6, Canada)

A 400 fs flat-top pulse is used to demultiplex a 640 Gb/s data signal with a significant increase in jitter tolerance to 350 fs, and a substantial reduction in receiver sensitivity penalty.