40 Gbit/s asynchronous digital optical regenerator

D. Hillerkuss, A. Ellis, G. Zarris, D. Simeonidou, J. Leuthold, D. Cotter

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We present the first experimental demonstration of an asynchronous digital optical regenerator at 42.67 Gbit/s. The system effectively retimes incoming asynchronous data bursts to a local clock without burst mode clock recovery and converts the signal to a desired wavelength and duty cycle.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)18889-18894
Number of pages6
JournalOptics Express
Issue number23
Publication statusPublished - 10 Nov 2008

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This paper was published in Optics Express and is made available as an electronic reprint with the permission of OSA. The paper can be found at the following URL on the OSA website: http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.018889. Systematic or multiple reproduction or distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law.


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