Optical clock recovery employing an optical PLL using cross-phase modulation in a Sagnac-interferometer

Leif Katsuo Oxenløwe, C. Schubert, C. Schmidt, E. Hilliger, J. Berger, U. Feiste, R. Ludwig, H. G. Weber

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    Clock recovery (CR) is an essential part of any transmission system. In this paper, we propose a new type of optical clock recovery based on an optical PLL, where a SLALOM (Eiselt et al., 1995) acts as an ultrafast phase comparator. The scheme has been demonstrated successfully at bit rates up to 160 Gb/s.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationSummaries of papers presented at the Technical Digest Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
    Publication date2001
    ISBN (Print)1-55752-662-1
    Publication statusPublished - 2001
    EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2001 - Baltimore, MD, United States
    Duration: 6 May 200111 May 2001


    ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2001
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    CityBaltimore, MD

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