Electroabsorption modulator laser for cost-effective 40 Gbit/s networks with low drive voltage, chirp and temperature dependence

G. Aubin, Jorge Seoane, K. Merghem, Michael Stübert Berger, Christoffer Felix Jespersen, A. Garreau, F. Blache, C. Jany, J.G. Provost, C. Kazmierski, Palle Jeppesen

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Abstract

The performances of a novel low-chirp electroabsorption modulator laser module are presented. Transmission is analysed in standard singlermode fibre at 40 Gbit/s. Propagation without chromatic dispersion compensation up to 2 km exhibits a low penalty variation over a wide temperature range. A propagation scheme with compensation leads to negligible impairment at 88 km.
Original languageEnglish
JournalElectronics Letters
Volume45
Issue number24
Pages (from-to)1263-1264
ISSN0013-5194
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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