All-Optical 3R Regenerator of Design and Simulation

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 468)


The ever ending need for high data rate and speed for the communication leads to the evolution of optical communication. A communication network in current scenario must provide seamless and errorless connectivity. One of the major components used for this purpose is regenerator for long-haul communication. The latest evolution of 3R generator has a bottleneck of OEO conversion; therefore, there is a need for an all-optical 3R generator. The 3R performs reshaping, retiming, and reamplification on data pulse. This paper deals with techniques and implementations of reshaping, retiming, and reamplification as one unit module for point-to-point link establishment. This above integration results in reducing jitter, high data rate support, and improvement in bit error rate. The work will be supported by simulation and practical implementation result using optiwave system software.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electronics and Communication EngineeringSRM UniversityChennaiIndia

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