Abstract

We demonstrate, for the first time, a 10-Gbit/s burst-mode optical receiver with an ALC-burst-OFA. We achieve the wide dynamic-range of over 16.6-dB and -22.5-dBm sensitivity at BER=10<sup>-10</sup>using our proposed ALC-burst-OFA, and continuous-mode devices.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

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