Polarization Stabilizer for Polarization-Division Multiplexed Optical 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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Martelli, P.; Boffi, P.; Ferrario, M.; Marazzi, L.; Parolari, P.; Pietralunga, S. M.; Siano, R.; Righetti, A.; Martinelli, M. (CoreCom, Via G. Colombo 81, 20133 Milano, Italy)
Boffi, P.; Martinelli, M. (Politecnico di Milano, Dipartimento di Elettronica e Informazione, Via G. Ponzio 34/5, 20133 Milano, Italy)

The effectiveness of a magneto-optic polarization stabilizer in demultiplexing two polarization-division multiplexed channels is experimentally demonstrated. Bit-error rate measures are presented for RZ-OOK modulation format at 10 Gb/s.