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Transmission and modulation of 30-40 GHz pulses generated by a diode-driven, low-jitter, beat-signal to soliton train conversion source
D.J.Richardson, R.P.Chamberlin, L.Dong, D.N.Payne
Optoelectronics Research Centre, Southampton University, U.K.
A.D.Ellis, W.A.Pender*, T.Widdowson and D.M.Spirit
BT Labs, Martlesham Heath, Ipswich, U.K.
* permanent adddress: Dept Phys, Trinity College, Dublin 2, Ireland.
We report on the performance of a low timing-jitter, diode-driven, Nd:YLF pumped 5ps, 30-40 GHz soliton source based on beat signal conversion in a dispersion decreasing fibre. We demonstrate for the first time data encoding at 40 Gbit/s and transmission of the pulse trains over 205 km.
Submitted to ECOC '95 Brussels 17-21 Sep (1995)
Copyright University of Southampton 2006