Experimental Demonstration of Joint SPM Compensation in 44-Gb/s PDM-OFDM Transmission with 16-QAM Subcarrier Modulation

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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Liu, Xiang; Chandrasekhar, S.; Gnauck, A. H.; Tkach, R. W. (Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, 791 Holmdel-Keyport Road, Holmdel, NJ 07733, USA)

We report the experimental demonstration of a recently proposed joint self-phase modulation compensation scheme in a single-channel 44-Gb/s polarization-division multiplexed OFDM transmission with 16-QAM subcarrier modulation, achieving power tolerance improvement as large as 5 dB.