160-Gbit/s packet clock distribution with instantaneous synchronization and low timing jitter

Fausto Gomez-Agis, Nicola Calabretta, Aaron Albores-Mejia, Oded Raz, Harm J. S. Dorren
2010 36th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication  
A novel packet clock distribution concept based on insertion of in-band clock pilot is presented. Experimental results for 160 Gbit/s OTDM packet data indicate a low timing jitter of 250 fs for the bursty clock enabling error-free operation with 1 dB penalty.
doi:10.1109/ecoc.2010.5621485 fatcat:2awtcxd5vzdljdztha2vatjfsa