Fast Optical Clock Recovery and Signal Regeneration Applications of a Monolithic Mode Locked Laser with DBR Mirrors and an Optical Amplifier

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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Koch, Brian R.; Barton, Jonathan S.; Maanovic, Milan; Hu, Zhaoyang; Poulsen, Henrik N.; Bowers, John E.; Blumenthal, Daniel J. (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara, California, USA)

We demonstrate optical packet clock recovery with locking in less than 700 ps (25 bits) using a novel device which is compatible with other monolithic components. Regenerative capabilities are analyzed using bit error rate tests.