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.