InP Mach-Zehnder modulators for advanced modulation formats

Nobuhiro Kikuchi, Ken Tsuzuki, Mitsuteru Ishikawa, Takako Yasui, Yasuo Shibata, Hiroshi Yasaka

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We have developed InP-based Mach-Zehnder modulators suitable for advanced modulation formats using a novel waveguide structure. We confirmed 40-Gbit/s NRZ signal generation and a 220-km 10 Gbit/s optical duobinary transmission. We also demonstrated a DQPSK modulator operating at 80 Gbit/s.

Original languageEnglish
JournalOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
Publication statusPublished - 2008
EventIntegrated Photonics and Nanophotonics Research and Applications, IPNRA 2008 - Boston, MA, United States
Duration: 2008 Jul 132008 Jul 16

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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