Abstract

ABC (Auto Bias Control) technique for QAM (Quadrature Amplitude Modulation) transmitter is demonstrated. 16-QAM (10G baud) is generated and controlled using a single IQ modulator and asymmetric bias dithering technique. Measured penalty is 0.3dB.

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    [CrossRef]
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    [CrossRef]
  7. T. Yoshida, T. Sugihara, K. Uto, H. Bessho, K. Sawada, K. Ishida, K. Shimizu, and T. Mizuochi, “A study on automatic bias control for arbitrary optical signal generation by dual-parallel Mach-Zehnder modulator,” in Proceedings of ECOC 2010, Tu.3. A. 6.
  8. H. G. Choi, Y. Takushima, H. Y. Choi, J. H. Chang, and Y. C. Chung, “Modulation-format-free bias control technique for MZ modulator based on differential phasor monitor,” in Proceedings of OFC/NFOEC 2011, JWA33.

2010

H. Kawakami, E. Yoshida, and Y. Miyamoto, “Asymmetric dithering technique for bias condition monitoring in optical QPSK modulator,” Electron. Lett. 46(6), 430–431 (2010).
[CrossRef]

P. S. Cho and M. Nazarathy, “Bias control for optical OFDM transmitters,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 22(14), 1030–1032 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Cho, P. S.

P. S. Cho and M. Nazarathy, “Bias control for optical OFDM transmitters,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 22(14), 1030–1032 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Kawakami, H.

H. Kawakami, E. Yoshida, and Y. Miyamoto, “Asymmetric dithering technique for bias condition monitoring in optical QPSK modulator,” Electron. Lett. 46(6), 430–431 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Miyamoto, Y.

H. Kawakami, E. Yoshida, and Y. Miyamoto, “Asymmetric dithering technique for bias condition monitoring in optical QPSK modulator,” Electron. Lett. 46(6), 430–431 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Nazarathy, M.

P. S. Cho and M. Nazarathy, “Bias control for optical OFDM transmitters,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 22(14), 1030–1032 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Yoshida, E.

H. Kawakami, E. Yoshida, and Y. Miyamoto, “Asymmetric dithering technique for bias condition monitoring in optical QPSK modulator,” Electron. Lett. 46(6), 430–431 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Electron. Lett.

H. Kawakami, E. Yoshida, and Y. Miyamoto, “Asymmetric dithering technique for bias condition monitoring in optical QPSK modulator,” Electron. Lett. 46(6), 430–431 (2010).
[CrossRef]

IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett.

P. S. Cho and M. Nazarathy, “Bias control for optical OFDM transmitters,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 22(14), 1030–1032 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Other

T. Yoshida, T. Sugihara, K. Uto, H. Bessho, K. Sawada, K. Ishida, K. Shimizu, and T. Mizuochi, “A study on automatic bias control for arbitrary optical signal generation by dual-parallel Mach-Zehnder modulator,” in Proceedings of ECOC 2010, Tu.3. A. 6.

H. G. Choi, Y. Takushima, H. Y. Choi, J. H. Chang, and Y. C. Chung, “Modulation-format-free bias control technique for MZ modulator based on differential phasor monitor,” in Proceedings of OFC/NFOEC 2011, JWA33.

H. Kawakami, E. Yoshida, and Y. Miyamoto, “Auto bias control technique for QPSK modulator with asymmetric bias dithering,” in Proceedings of OECC 2010, 8B2–4.

S. Yamanaka, T. Kobayashi, A. Sano, H. Masuda, E. Yoshida, Y. Miyamoto, T. Nakagawa, M. Nagatani, and H. Nosaka, “11x171Gb/s PDM 16-QAM transmission over 1440 km with a spectral efficiency of 6.4 b/s/Hz using high-speed DAC,” in Proceedings of ECOC 2010, We.8.C.

I. Morohashi, M. Sudo, T. Sakamoto, A. Kanno, A. Chiba, J. Ichikawa, and T. Kawanishi, “16 QAM synthesis by angular superposition of polarization using dual-polarization QPSK modulator,” in Proceedings of ECOC 2010, We.3.14.

T. Yamada, Y. Sakamaki, T. Saida, A. Kaneko, A. Sano, and Y. Miyamoto, “86-Gbit/s differential quadrature phase-shift-keying modulator using hybrid assembly technique with planar lightwave circuit and LiNbO 3 devices,” in Proceedings of LEOS 2006, ThDD4.

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Figures (6)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Construction of 16-QAM transmitter for experiment.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Transfer characteristic of PMk (k = I, Q).

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Total optical power vs. drift of BIASk (k = I, Q). Red: D = −0.006, Blue: D = + 0.036.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Schematic diagram of generated asymmetric constellation maps.

Fig. 5
Fig. 5

Measured Q factor vs. offset signal.

Fig. 6
Fig. 6

Measured constellations with and without offset signal.

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