Beyond 40-GHz return-to-zero optical pulse-train generation using a phase modulator and polarization-maintaining fiber

Changyuan Yu, Z. Pan, T. Luo, Y. Wang, L. Christen, A. E. Willner

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We demonstrate chirp-free high-speed return-to-zero optical pulse-train generation with a repetition rate of 40 and 80 GHz using a phase modulator driven by an electrical clock at half frequency and a single piece of polarization-maintaining fiber.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)42-44
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2007
Externally publishedYes


  • Optical fiber communication
  • Optical pulses

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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