Ultrahigh-speed optical pulse generation using a phase modulator and two stages of delayed Mach-Zehnder interferometers

Zhonggi Pan, Swaty Chandel, Changyuan Yu

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We demonstrate the generation of an 160-GHz optical pulse train using a 40-GHz driven phase modulator followed by two stages of delayed interferometers. The simulation shows that the pulse width of the generated chirp-free 160-GHz carrier-suppressed return-to-zero optical pulse train is 3.13 ps.
Original languageEnglish
Article number075001
JournalOptical Engineering
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2007
Externally publishedYes


  • Optical phase modulation
  • Optical pulse generation
  • Optical signal processing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Engineering(all)

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