Sensitivity analysis of optical SSB generation using a dual-electrode Mach-Zehnder modulator
A Nirmalathas, GH Smith, D Novak
International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics. Technical Digest (including High Speed Photonics Components Workshop) (Cat. No.98EX181) | Published : 1998
Data transmission in a mm-wave optical link incorporating optical SSB modulation via a dual-electrode modulator, has been modeled. Simulations of received eye-diagrams show that the SSB generator is tolerant to errors in phase and power level of the drive signals: ±5° and 3 dB respectively.