Carrier-suppressed 160 GHz pulse-train generation using a 40 GHz phase modulator with polarization-maintaining fiber

Changyuan Yu, Yixin Wang, Zhongqi Pan, Ting Luo, Saurabh Kumar, Bo Zhang, Alan E. Willner

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We demonstrate chirp-free carrier-suppressed return-to-zero pulse generation with a repetition rate of 160 GHz using a phase modulator driven by a 40 GHz clock with two-stage polarization-maintaining fibers. The unwanted low-frequency tones are suppressed by more than 25 dB.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1657-1659
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2009
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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