Timing jitter analysis of a multi-wavelength all-optical regenerator

Yue Kai Huang, Ivan Glesk, Raji Shankar, Paul R. Prucnal, Lei Xu, Ting Wang

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We designed and built a novel all-optical re-timing, re-amplifying, and re-shaping (3R) regeneration system based on terahertz optical asymmetric demultiplexers (TOADs) developed in our laboratory. The system is capable of parallel processing multiple wavelengths, a feature which will significantly improve the scalability of current wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) networks. Performance against timing jitter of the regenerator is analyzed by VPI TransmissionMaker™ simulation platform and supported with experimental results at 10 Gb/s bit rate. The all-optical regenerator showed jitter tolerance up to 0.8 UIPP, while breaking the original input BER floor with improved BER at 10~9.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2007 IEEE Sarnoff Symposium, SARNOFF
StatePublished - 2007
EventIEEE Sarnoff Symposium, SARNOFF 2007 - Princeton, NJ, United States
Duration: Apr 30 2007May 2 2007

Publication series

Name2007 IEEE Sarnoff Symposium, SARNOFF


OtherIEEE Sarnoff Symposium, SARNOFF 2007
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityPrinceton, NJ

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Information Systems
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Communication


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