Optical DPSK heterodyne transmission experiments with integrated narrow-linewidth semiconductor lasers

Shi, L. and Huang, W. and Andonovic, I. and Michie, W.C. (2002) Optical DPSK heterodyne transmission experiments with integrated narrow-linewidth semiconductor lasers. Journal of Modern Optics, 49 (5-6). pp. 795-799. ISSN 0950-0340

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Abstract

200 Mbit s -1 optical DPSK heterodyne transmission experiments are described. The grating loaded SOA sources, which have linewidth of the order of 100 kHz, are used as both transmitter and local oscillator. The eye pattern and BER characteristics of this system are attained.