Coherently Sub-Grouped µDC-Pod and -Interconnect with Analogue EML Transceivers Operated in TDMA
OFC 2020, T3K.5
B. Schrenk, N. Vokić, D. Milovančev, P. Bakopoulos, and F. Karinou
We exploit an IM/DD transmitter as coherent receiver for filterless micro-datacenter pods and their interconnect. A transistor-outline EML performs coherent homodyne reception under a 240kHz TDMA frame with 139ns guard interval between free-running transmitters.