Polarization Independent All-Optical Clock Recovery from Highly Distorted Data Signals

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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Wang, Qing; Kppers, Franko (College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona, P.O. Box 210094, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA)
Lerber, Tuomo von (Perlos Corporation, P.O. Box 178, FI-01511 Vantaa, Finland)
Honkanen, Seppo (Micronova, Micro and Nanosciences Laboratory, P.O. Box 3500, FI-02015 TKK, Finland)

A polarization independent multiwavelength all-optical clock recovery scheme based on a birefringent resonator is introduced. We verify proper operation of the method with data signals highly distorted by dispersion and fiber nonlinearity.