Single-Carrier vs. Dual-Carrier Transmission of 100Gb/s coherent PDM-QPSK over NZ-DSF Fibre

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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Bertolini, M.; Salsi, M.; Charlet, G.; Mardoyan, H.; Tran, P.; Bertran-Pardo, O.; Renaudier, J.; Bigo, S. (Alcatel-Lucent, Bell Labs, Centre de Villarceaux, Route de Villejuste, 91620, Nozay, France)
Bertolini, M. (Università di Parma, Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell’Informazione, v.le G. P. Usberti, 43100, Parma, Italy)

We experimentally compare 100Gb/s PDM-QPSK in single-carrier and dual-carrier configuration over 800km of NZ-DSF fibre. Using 40Gb/s P-DPSK and 10Gb/s OOK neighbours the lower tolerance to nonlinear effects of the dual-carrier solution is demonstrated.