All-optical NRZ-DPSK Clock Recovery Using Chirped Fibre Bragg Grating (CFBG) Induced Clock Tone

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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Fu, Songnian; Ming, T.; Zhong, Wen-De; Li, Xia; Shum, P. (Network Technology Research Centre, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 637553)
Wen, Yang Jing (Institute for Infocomm Research, A*STAR, 21 Heng MuiKeng Terrace, Singapore)

All-optical NRZ-DPSK clock recovery is demonstrated with the CFBG induced clock tone and SOAbased fibre ring laser. The 10 GHz clock is optically recovered with 17 dB extinction ratio and 540 fs root-meansquare timing jitter.