Serial OTDM for 100 Gbit-Ethernet applications

A. D. Ellis*, Chi-Wai Chow

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Abstract

A novel transmitter for 100Gbit-Ethernet applications is proposed, based on the serial cascade of two 50Gbit/s inverse-return-to-zero (also known as dark soliton) transmitters based on Mach-Zehnder modulators. The proposed transmitter and demultiplexer system uses commercially available components optimised for 40Gbit/s applications. A 2.9dB penalty at 100Gbit/s is obtained using a single-stage OTDM demultiplexer and a preamplified receiver.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)65-66
Number of pages2
JournalElectronics Letters
Volume42
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - 13 Apr 2006

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