Characterization of Electro-Optical Devices with Low Jitter Single Photon Detectors – Towards an Optical Sampling Oscilloscope Beyond 100 GHz

@article{Fedder2018CharacterizationOE,
  title={Characterization of Electro-Optical Devices with Low Jitter Single Photon Detectors – Towards an Optical Sampling Oscilloscope Beyond 100 GHz},
  author={Helmut Fedder and Steffen Oesterwind and Markus Wick and Fabian Olbrich and Peter Michler and Thomas Veigel and Manfred Berroth and Michael Schlagmuller},
  journal={2018 European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC)},
  year={2018},
  pages={1-3}
}
We showcase an optical random sampling scope that exploits single photon counting and apply it to characterize optical transceivers. We study single photon detectors with a jitter down to 40 ps. The method can be extended beyond 100 GHz. 

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