Abstract

We introduce an architecture for low-power (<0.05 W/Gb/s) demodulation of PM-DQPSK signals at 45.6 GB/s, and demonstrate an integrated package combining custom 10-channel PLC, photodiode array, and ASIC, capable of real-time polarization tracking.

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