Pilot-Carrier Based Linewidth-Tolerant 8PSK Self-homodyne using Only One Modulator

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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Nakamura, Moriya; Kamio, Yukiyoshi; Miyazaki, Tetsuya (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), 4-2-1, Nukui-Kitamachi, Koganei, Tokyo 184-8795, Japan)

Linewidth-tolerant 8PSK self-homodyne modulation/demodulation using a DFB-LD with a linewidth of 30 MHz and only one modulator, based on a polarization-multiplexed pilot-carrier technique at 10 Gsymbol/s and even at 1 Gsymbol/s were demonstrated.