Small volume (0.6 cc) surface mount 10-Gbit/s Mini Flat Mach-Zehnder modulator module

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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Tsuzuki, Ken; Kikuchi, Nobuhiro; Shibata, Yasuo; Kobayashi, Wataru; Yasaka, Hiroshi (NTT Photonics Laboratories, NTT Corporation, 3-1 Morinosato Wakamiya, Atsugi-shi, Kanagawa Pref., 243-0198 Japan)

We developed a small size InP Mach-Zehnder (MZ) modulator module for use in a small form transponder, which is only 13.8x8.9x4.9 mm3 in size (0.6 cc). We confirmed a 100 km transmission through SMF with a 10-Gbit/s NRZ signal and a 220 km transmission with a 10-Gbit/s optical duobinary signal.