Optical Comb and Filter Bank (De)Mux Enabling 1 Tb/s Orthogonal Sub-band Multiplexed CO-OFDM Free of ADC/DAC Limits

Konferenz: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
20.09.2009 - 24.09.2009 in Vienna, Austria

Tagungsband: ECOC 2009

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Nazarathy, Moshe (EE Dept., Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, 32000, Israel)
Marom, Dan M. (Applied Physics Dept., Hebrew Univ., Jerusalem 91904, Israel)
Shieh, William (EEE Dept., ARC Centre, Univ. Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia)

Realizations of 100-1000Gb/s CO-OFDM are hindered by electronic ADC/DAC rates. By (de)multiplexing the OFDM sub-bands by means of optical-comb generators with repetition rate matched to subband separation, we eliminate complex RF up/down-converters and relieve ADC/DAC requirements.