Generation of 64-QAM Signals Using a Single Dual-Drive IQ Modulator Driven by 4-Level and Binary Electrical Signals

Shuangyi Yan, Dawei Wang, Yuliang Gao, Chao Lu, A.P.T. Lau, Yupeng Zhu, Yongheng Dai, Xiaogeng Xu

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Abstract

A simple square 64-QAM generation technique using a commercially available dual-drive IQ modulator driven by 4-level and binary electrical signals is proposed. Polarization multiplexed (PM) 64-QAM signals at 20Gbaud/s are experimentally demonstrated.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC), 2013
Pages1-3
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 8 Mar 2013

Keywords

  • binary electrical signals
  • optical modulation
  • PM 64-QAM signals
  • polarization multiplexed 64-QAM signals
  • quadrature amplitude modulation
  • single dual-drive IQ modulator

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