We propose a self-optimization and auto-stabilization method for a 1-bit DMZI in DPSK transmission. Using the characteristics of eye patterns, the optical frequency transmittance of a 1-bit DMZI is thermally controlled to maximize the power difference between the constructive and destructive output ports. Unlike other techniques, this control method can be realized without additional components, making it simple and cost effective. Experimental results show that error-free performance is maintained when the carrier optical frequency variation is ~10% of the data rate.
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