24 Gbit/s, 64 QAM-OFDM Coherent Transmission with a Bandwidth of 2.5 GHz

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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Omiya, Tatsunori; Goto, Hiroki; Kasai, Keisuke; Yoshida, Masato; Nakazawa, Masataka (Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Tohoku University, 2-1-1, Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai-shi 980-8577, Japan)

We demonstrate 2-Gsymbol/s polarisation-multiplexed coherent optical OFDM transmission with QAM subcarrier modulation as high as 64-states using an optical PLL. 24-Gbit/s data were successfully transmitted over 160 km with a demodulation bandwidth of 2.5 GHz.