Unpreamplified 10 Gb/s Heterodyne Detection of OOK and DPSK with Record Receiver Sensitivity (2006)

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


We report record sensitivities for heterodyne detection of 10 Gb/s OOK and DPSK at -31 dBm and -33 dBm, respectively. The results are achieved without using an optical amplifier.

* Paper presented at the European Conference on Optical Communications, Cannes, France, 2006, paper We3.P.78.

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