Coherently Sub-Grouped µDC-Pod and -Interconnect with Analogue EML Transceivers Operated in TDMA
OFC 2020, San Diego, United States, Mar. 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.