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All-optical 160 Gbit/s RZ data retiming system incorporating a pulse shaping fibre Bragg grating
F. Parmigiani1, L.K. Oxenl°we2, M.Galili2, M. Ibsen1, D.Zibar2, P.Petropoulos1, D.J.Richardson1, A.T.Clausen2 and P.Jeppesen2
1. Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, UK
2. COM.DTU, Technical University of Denmark, Building 343, DK-2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark
We characterize a 160Gbit/s retimer based on flat-topped pulses shaped using a superstructured fibre Bragg grating. The benefits of using shaped rather than conventional pulse forms in terms of timing jitter reduction are confirmed by bit-error-rate measurements.
European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC) Berlin 16-20 Sep (2007)
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