Extinction-ratio-independent method for total chirp measurement of integrated parallel Mach-Zehnder-modulators

Pham Tien Dat, Atsushi Kanno, Keizo Ingaki, Tetsuya Kawanishi

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Abstract

A method is proposed for measuring total chirp of integrated parallel Mach-Zehnder-type modulators by analyzing optical spectrum components. It can be applied to characterize the integrated modulators with finite extinction ratio and permit to evaluate the chirp parameter at a specific frequency. An experiment measurement is then conducted to demonstrate the proposed method for an optical FSK modulator. The obtained result reveals the effectiveness of this chirp measurement method.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2012 IEEE International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics, MWP 2012 - Proceedings
Pages128-131
Number of pages4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Dec 1
Event2012 IEEE International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics, MWP 2012 - Noordwijk, Netherlands
Duration: 2012 Sep 112012 Sep 14

Publication series

Name2012 IEEE International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics, MWP 2012 - Proceedings

Other

Other2012 IEEE International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics, MWP 2012
CountryNetherlands
CityNoordwijk
Period12/9/1112/9/14

Keywords

  • FSK/SSB
  • Mach-Zehnder modulator
  • chirp parameter
  • parallel Mach-Zender modulator

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation

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    Dat, P. T., Kanno, A., Ingaki, K., & Kawanishi, T. (2012). Extinction-ratio-independent method for total chirp measurement of integrated parallel Mach-Zehnder-modulators. In 2012 IEEE International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics, MWP 2012 - Proceedings (pp. 128-131). [6474073] (2012 IEEE International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics, MWP 2012 - Proceedings). https://doi.org/10.1109/MWP.2012.6474073