OFC20 – uPod

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.

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