Error-Free 56 Gb/s NRZ Modulation of a 1530 nm VCSEL Link

We demonstrate a 1530 nm VCSEL that can operate error-free without DSP or FEC to 56 Gb/s. At 50 Gb/s, error-free operation is attained up to 2 km of SMF. A 2-tap FFE driver is used to pre-compensate the VCSEL.

By: Daniel M. Kuchta, Fuad E. Doany, Laurent Schares, Christian Neumeyr, Aidan Daly, Benjamin Kögel, Jürgen Rosskopf, Markus Ortsiefer

Published in: RC25554 in 2015


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