US Patent Application No: 2012/0039,606

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LOW POWER OPTICAL TRANSCEIVER USING ORTHOGONAL POLARIZATION DETECTION TECHNIQUE

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A method and apparatus for simultaneous processing of signals impressed on a horizontal polarization of a light wave and on a vertical polarization of the light wave is provided. In one embodiment, a horizontal polarization pilot tone is impressed on a data signal carried by the horizontal polarization and a vertical polarization pilot tone is impressed on a data signal carried by the vertical polarization. A receiver processes the dual-polarized light wave and converts it to an X channel signal and a Y channel signal. The X and Y channel signals are processed in separate channels to recover a phase and frequency offset between them and a local oscillator. The phase and frequency recovered and frequency de-multiplexed signals are further processed to polarization de-multiplex the data signal carried by the horizontal polarization and the data signal carried by the vertical polarization.

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CIENA CORPORATIONLINTHICUM, MD1458

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Frankel, Michael Y Baltimore, MD 90 203
Grigoryan, Vladimir S - 12 13
Pelekhaty, Vladimir Orlando, FL 21 59

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FUTUREWEI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
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TYCO ELECTRONICS SUBSEA COMMUNICATIONS LLC (1)
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XIEON NETWORKS S.A.R.L. (1)
* 2005/0265,727 Method for transmitting at least one first and second data signal in polarization multiplex in an optical transmission system 6 2005
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