10 Gb/s Coherent System Deploying Stable, Low Linewidth Phase Locked Loop (2006)

D. Becker, C. Wree, D. Mohr, and A. Joshi
Discovery Semiconductors, Inc.
119 Silvia Street
Ewing, New Jersey, 08628, USA


We demonstrate a coherent heterodyne receiver module with -31 dBm sensitivity for unpreamplified 10 Gb/s on/off keying. An automatic frequency control loop was implemented for field deployability and operational simplicity and reliability.

* Paper presented at the IEEE Avionics, Fiber-Optics and Photonics Conference, Annapolis, Maryland, USA, 2006, paper WB4.

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