Electro-optic synthesis of 8PSK by quad-parallel Mach-Zehnder modulator

Takahide Sakamoto, Akito Chiba, Tetsuya Kawanishi

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Abstract

We propose a method to synthesize optical 8PSK with linear phasor trajectory by using a quad-parallel Mach-Zehnder modulator, where BPSK signals are linearly superposed to form 8PSK. Modulation and demodulation of 30-Gb/s 8PSK are demonstrated.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2009 Conference on Optical Fiber Communication, OFC 2009
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Print)9781557528650
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes
Event2009 Conference on Optical Fiber Communication, OFC 2009 - San Diego, CA, United States
Duration: 2009 Mar 222009 Mar 26

Publication series

NameConference on Optical Fiber Communication, Technical Digest Series

Other

Other2009 Conference on Optical Fiber Communication, OFC 2009
CountryUnited States
CitySan Diego, CA
Period09/3/2209/3/26

Keywords

  • (060.1660) Coherent communications;
  • (230.4110) Modulators

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Sakamoto, T., Chiba, A., & Kawanishi, T. (2009). Electro-optic synthesis of 8PSK by quad-parallel Mach-Zehnder modulator. In 2009 Conference on Optical Fiber Communication, OFC 2009 [5032789] (Conference on Optical Fiber Communication, Technical Digest Series). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc..