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Characterization of an all-optical clock recovery figure-eight laser for systems applications
Author(s): Laura E. Adams; Emily S. Kintzer; James G. Fujimoto
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Paper Abstract

A novel geometry for all-optical clock recovery using a semiconductor amplifier yields a strong locking mechanism in a short cavity. The clock recovery laser is characterized with regard to its performance in a system environment. The clock circuit is operated at data rates from 1 to 40 GHz and exhibits a large locking bandwidth and low timing jitter.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1995
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2614, All-Optical Communication Systems: Architecture, Control, and Network Issues, (1 December 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.227818
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Laura E. Adams, MIT Lincoln Lab. (United States)
Emily S. Kintzer, MIT Lincoln Lab. (United States)
James G. Fujimoto, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2614:
All-Optical Communication Systems: Architecture, Control, and Network Issues
Vincent W. S. Chan; Robert A. Cryan; John M. Senior, Editor(s)

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