On the efficacy of soliton crystal micro-combs as highlyparallel local oscillators for high-bandwidth systems

Chawaphon Prayoonyong, Mengxi Tan, Xingyuan Xu, Andreas Boes, Thach Nguyen, Sai T. Chu, Brent Little, Roberto Morandotti, David J. Moss, Bill Corcoran

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We investigate the performance of soliton crystal micro-comb lines as local oscillators, by emulating degradation through noise loading. We show a 0.3 b/symbol penalty for the minimum comb OSNR on a 64QAM signal.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings 14th Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO PR 2020)
EditorsFrederique Vanholsbeeck, Ann Roberts, Martijn de Sterke, Stuart Jackson
Place of PublicationPiscataway NJ USA
PublisherIEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9780646825045
Publication statusPublished - 2020
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim 2020 - Sydney, Australia
Duration: 3 Aug 20205 Aug 2020
Conference number: 14th
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https://www.cleopr2020.org (Website)


ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim 2020
Abbreviated titleCLEO-PR 2020
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