Photonic Vector Modulation of 3.6 Gb/s 16QAM at 39 GHz for Radio-on- Fibre Systems

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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Sambaraju, R.; Polo, V.; Corral, J. L.; Mart, J. (Nanophotonics Technology Center, Universidad Politcnica de Valencia, Camino de Vera s/n, Ed. IDI)
Piqueras, M. A. (DAS Photonics, S.L., Ciudad Politcnica de la Innovacin, Camino de Vera s/n Ed. 9B, 46022, Valencia, Spain)

The experimental generation of a 3.6Gb/s-16QAM 39GHz carrier employing Photonic Vector Modulation is reported for the first time. The quadrature condition is introduced using an optical delay line. EVM is estimated from measured eye-diagrams.