Abstract

We demonstrate in-band OSNR monitoring using a reconfigurable wavelength-selective switch of ultrahigh bandwidth 1.28 Tbaud signals. Further experiments show the method's resilience against other impairments such as group velocity dispersion and differential group delay.

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2010 (8)

Z. Pan, C. Yu, A. E. Willner, "Optical performance monitoring for the next generation optical communication networks," Opt. Fiber Technol. 16, 20-45 (2010).

T. D. Vo, H. Hu, M. Galili, E. Palushani, J. Xu, L. K. Oxenløwe, S. J. Madden, D.-Y. Choi, D. A. P. Bulla, M. D. Pelusi, J. Schröder, B. Luther-Davies, B. J. Eggleton, "Photonic chip based transmitter optimization and receiver demultiplexing of a 1.28 Tbit/s OTDM signal," Opt. Exp. 18, 17252-17261 (2010).

J. Van Erps, J. Schröder, T. D. Vo, M. D. Pelusi, S. Madden, D.-Y. Choi, D. A. Bulla, B. Luther-Davies, B. J. Eggleton, "Automatic dispersion compensation for 1.28 Tb/s OTDM signal transmission using photonic-chip-based dispersion monitoring," Opt. Exp. 18, 25415-25421 (2010).

H. C. H. Mulvad, M. Galili, L. K. Oxenløwe, H. Hu, A. T. Clausen, J. B. Jensen, C. Peucheret, P. Jeppesen, "Demonstration of 5.1 Tbit/s data capacity on a single-wavelength channel," Opt. Exp. 18, 1438-1443 (2010).

A. Bogoni, X. Wu, Z. Bakhtiari, S. Nuccio, A. E. Willner, "640 Gbits/s photonic logic gates," Opt. Lett. 35, 3955-3957 (2010).

J. Schröder, O. Brasier, T. D. Vo, M. A. F. Roelens, S. Frisken, B. J. Eggleton, "Simultaneous multi-channel OSNR monitoring with a wavelength selective switch," Opt. Exp. 18, 22299-22304 (2010).

E. Flood, W. H. Guo, D. Reid, M. Lynch, A. L. Bradley, L. P. Barry, J. F. Donegan, "In-band OSNR monitoring using a pair of Michelson fiber interferometers," Opt. Exp. 18, 3618-3625 (2010).

T. Vo, M. Pelusi, J. Schröder, F. Luan, S. Madden, D.-Y. Choi, D. Bulla, B. Luther-Davies, B. Eggleton, "Simultaneous multi-impairment monitoring of 640 Gb/s signals using photonic chip based RF spectrum analyzer," Opt. Exp. 18, 3938-3945 (2010).

2009 (2)

M. Pelusi, F. Luan, T. D. Vo, M. R. E. Lamont, S. J. Madden, D. A. Bulla, D.-Y. Choi, B. Luther-Davies, B. J. Eggleton, "Photonic-chip-based radio-frequency spectrum analyser with terahertz bandwidth," Nature Photon. 3, 139-143 (2009).

H. H. Mulvad, L. Oxenløwe, M. Galili, A. Clausen, L. Grüner-Nielsen, P. Jeppesen, "1.28 Tbit/s single-polarisation serial OOK optical data generation and demultiplexing," Electron. Lett. 45, 280-281 (2009).

2008 (4)

M. A. F. Roelens, S. Frisken, J. A. Bolger, D. Abakoumov, G. Baxter, S. Poole, B. J. Eggleton, "Dispersion trimming in a reconfigurable wavelength selective switch," J. Lightw. Technol. 26, 73-78 (2008).

J. M. Oh, M. Brodsky, L. E. Nelson, G. Cadena, M. D. Feuer, "Interferometric optical signal-to-noise ratio measurements of telecom signals with degraded extinction ratio," Opt. Lett. 33, 2065-2067 (2008).

B. Kozicki, A. Maruta, K.-I. Kitayama, "Experimental demonstration of optical performance monitoring for RZ-DPSK signals using delay-tap sampling method," Opt. Exp. 16, 3566-3576 (2008).

S.-W. Jeon, Y. H. Kim, B. H. Lee, M. A. Jung, C.-S. Park, "OSNR monitoring technique based on cascaded long-period fiber grating with optically tunable phase shifter," Opt. Exp. 16, 20603-20609 (2008).

2007 (3)

Y.-C. Ku, C.-K. Chan, L.-K. Chen, "Robust optical signal-to-noise ratio monitoring scheme using a phase-modulator-embedded fiber loop mirror," Opt. Lett. 32, 1752-1754 (2007).

C. Xie, D. C. Kilper, L. Möller, R. Ryf, "Orthogonal-polarization heterodyne OSNR monitoring insensitive to polarization-mode dispersion and nonlinear polarization scattering," J. Lightw. Technol. 25, 177-183 (2007).

X. Liu, Y.-H. Kao, S. Chandrasekhar, I. Kang, S. Cabot, L. Buhl, "OSNR monitoring method for OOK and DPSK based on optical delay interferometer," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 19, 1172-1174 (2007).

2006 (1)

H. Weber, S. Ferber, M. Kroh, C. Schmidt-Langhorst, R. Ludwig, V. Marembert, C. Boerner, F. Futami, S. Watanabe, C. Schubert, "Single channel 1.28 Tbit/s and 2.56 Tbit/s DQPSK transmission," Electron. Lett. 42, 178-179 (2006).

2004 (1)

D. C. Kilper, R. Bach, D. J. Blumenthal, D. Einstein, T. Landolsi, L. Ostar, M. Preiss, A. E. Willner, "Optical performance monitoring," J. Lightw. Technol. 22, 294-304 (2004).

2001 (2)

Z. Tao, Z. Chen, L. Fu, D. Wu, A. Xu, "Monitoring of OSNR by using a Mach–Zehnder interferometer," Microw. Opt. Technol. Lett. 30, 63-65 (2001).

J. Lee, D. Jung, C. Kim, Y. Chung, "OSNR monitoring technique using polarization-nulling method," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 13, 88-90 (2001).

Electron. Lett. (1)

H. H. Mulvad, L. Oxenløwe, M. Galili, A. Clausen, L. Grüner-Nielsen, P. Jeppesen, "1.28 Tbit/s single-polarisation serial OOK optical data generation and demultiplexing," Electron. Lett. 45, 280-281 (2009).

Electron. Lett. (1)

H. Weber, S. Ferber, M. Kroh, C. Schmidt-Langhorst, R. Ludwig, V. Marembert, C. Boerner, F. Futami, S. Watanabe, C. Schubert, "Single channel 1.28 Tbit/s and 2.56 Tbit/s DQPSK transmission," Electron. Lett. 42, 178-179 (2006).

IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. (1)

X. Liu, Y.-H. Kao, S. Chandrasekhar, I. Kang, S. Cabot, L. Buhl, "OSNR monitoring method for OOK and DPSK based on optical delay interferometer," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 19, 1172-1174 (2007).

IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. (1)

J. Lee, D. Jung, C. Kim, Y. Chung, "OSNR monitoring technique using polarization-nulling method," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 13, 88-90 (2001).

J. Lightw. Technol. (1)

D. C. Kilper, R. Bach, D. J. Blumenthal, D. Einstein, T. Landolsi, L. Ostar, M. Preiss, A. E. Willner, "Optical performance monitoring," J. Lightw. Technol. 22, 294-304 (2004).

J. Lightw. Technol. (2)

C. Xie, D. C. Kilper, L. Möller, R. Ryf, "Orthogonal-polarization heterodyne OSNR monitoring insensitive to polarization-mode dispersion and nonlinear polarization scattering," J. Lightw. Technol. 25, 177-183 (2007).

M. A. F. Roelens, S. Frisken, J. A. Bolger, D. Abakoumov, G. Baxter, S. Poole, B. J. Eggleton, "Dispersion trimming in a reconfigurable wavelength selective switch," J. Lightw. Technol. 26, 73-78 (2008).

Microw. Opt. Technol. Lett. (1)

Z. Tao, Z. Chen, L. Fu, D. Wu, A. Xu, "Monitoring of OSNR by using a Mach–Zehnder interferometer," Microw. Opt. Technol. Lett. 30, 63-65 (2001).

Nature Photon. (1)

M. Pelusi, F. Luan, T. D. Vo, M. R. E. Lamont, S. J. Madden, D. A. Bulla, D.-Y. Choi, B. Luther-Davies, B. J. Eggleton, "Photonic-chip-based radio-frequency spectrum analyser with terahertz bandwidth," Nature Photon. 3, 139-143 (2009).

Opt. Exp. (1)

T. Vo, M. Pelusi, J. Schröder, F. Luan, S. Madden, D.-Y. Choi, D. Bulla, B. Luther-Davies, B. Eggleton, "Simultaneous multi-impairment monitoring of 640 Gb/s signals using photonic chip based RF spectrum analyzer," Opt. Exp. 18, 3938-3945 (2010).

Opt. Fiber Technol. (1)

Z. Pan, C. Yu, A. E. Willner, "Optical performance monitoring for the next generation optical communication networks," Opt. Fiber Technol. 16, 20-45 (2010).

Opt. Exp. (7)

B. Kozicki, A. Maruta, K.-I. Kitayama, "Experimental demonstration of optical performance monitoring for RZ-DPSK signals using delay-tap sampling method," Opt. Exp. 16, 3566-3576 (2008).

E. Flood, W. H. Guo, D. Reid, M. Lynch, A. L. Bradley, L. P. Barry, J. F. Donegan, "In-band OSNR monitoring using a pair of Michelson fiber interferometers," Opt. Exp. 18, 3618-3625 (2010).

S.-W. Jeon, Y. H. Kim, B. H. Lee, M. A. Jung, C.-S. Park, "OSNR monitoring technique based on cascaded long-period fiber grating with optically tunable phase shifter," Opt. Exp. 16, 20603-20609 (2008).

T. D. Vo, H. Hu, M. Galili, E. Palushani, J. Xu, L. K. Oxenløwe, S. J. Madden, D.-Y. Choi, D. A. P. Bulla, M. D. Pelusi, J. Schröder, B. Luther-Davies, B. J. Eggleton, "Photonic chip based transmitter optimization and receiver demultiplexing of a 1.28 Tbit/s OTDM signal," Opt. Exp. 18, 17252-17261 (2010).

J. Van Erps, J. Schröder, T. D. Vo, M. D. Pelusi, S. Madden, D.-Y. Choi, D. A. Bulla, B. Luther-Davies, B. J. Eggleton, "Automatic dispersion compensation for 1.28 Tb/s OTDM signal transmission using photonic-chip-based dispersion monitoring," Opt. Exp. 18, 25415-25421 (2010).

J. Schröder, O. Brasier, T. D. Vo, M. A. F. Roelens, S. Frisken, B. J. Eggleton, "Simultaneous multi-channel OSNR monitoring with a wavelength selective switch," Opt. Exp. 18, 22299-22304 (2010).

H. C. H. Mulvad, M. Galili, L. K. Oxenløwe, H. Hu, A. T. Clausen, J. B. Jensen, C. Peucheret, P. Jeppesen, "Demonstration of 5.1 Tbit/s data capacity on a single-wavelength channel," Opt. Exp. 18, 1438-1443 (2010).

Opt. Lett. (3)

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