Optical Clock Recovery

At a glance

Subharmonic clock extraction from optical RZ-Data Signals

Features

  • Ultra-stable operation (> 10 hours without unlocking or subchannel hopping)
  • Low phase noise
  • O/E phase-locked loop circuit
  • Electro-absorption modulator as mixer
  • 10 GHz electrical clock output for DEMUX, BERT, Scope etc.
  • Applicable for recirculating loop experiments

Specifications

  • Input data rate (optical): 160, 80 or 40 Gb/s (STM rates), version for FEC-rates available
  • Input power (Optical): typ. - 4 dBm @ 160 Gb/s
  • Input wavelength range: C-band
  • Output power (electrical): +10 dBm
  • Timing Jitter (electrical output): typ. < 150 fs, (depending on optical input signal)
  • Input connector: FC/APC
  • Output connector: SMA
  • Physical dimensions: 45 x 42 x 19 cm3, 19'' rack unit
  • Weight: < 15kg
  • Power supply: 100...240 V, 50/60 Hz
  • Power consumption: < 50 W
  • Product code: CR160