Polarization Multiplexed 100 Gbps Direct-Detection OFDM Transmission without MIMO Processing

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Amin, Abdullah Al; Takahashi, Hidenori; Morita, Itsuro; Tanaka, Hideaki (KDDI R&D Laboratories Inc, 2-1-15 Ohara, Fujimino, Saitama 356-8502, Japan)

We propose a low-overhead method of polarization multiplexing in direct detection OFDM that requires no digital MIMO processing. Using 16QAM and only 31GHz bandwidth, 100 Gbps transmission over 80 km of SSMF is successfully demonstrated.