100Gb/s WDM NRZ-PM-QPSK Long-Haul Transmission Experiment over Installed Fiber Probing Non-Linear Reach With and Without DCUs

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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Gavioli, G.; Torrengo, E.; Bosco, G.; Carena, A.; Curri, V.; Miot, V.; Poggiolini, P. (OptCom, Politecnico di Torino, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi 24, 10129, Turin, Italy)
Belmonte, M.; Guglierame, A. (AVANEX Corporation, Via Federico Fellini, 4, San Donato Milanese, 20097, Milan, Italy)
Brinciotti, A.; Porta, A. La (TELEOPTIX, Via G. Rossa, 22, 20040 Cornate d’Adda, Milan, Italy)
Forghieri, F.; Muzio, C.; Osnago, G.; Piciaccia, S. (CISCO Photonics, Via Philips 12, Monza, Milan, Italy)
Lezzi, C. (FASTWEB s.p.a., Via Caracciolo 51, 20155, Milan, Italy)
Molle, L.; Freund, R. (Fraunhofer-Institute for Telecom., Heinrich-Hertz-Institut (HHI), Berlin GmbH, 10587 Berlin, Germany)

We present an experiment of WDM 100Gb/s coherent NRZ-PM-QPSK transmission over 16 spans of installed SSMF. We used variable span loss, with and without optical dispersion compensation, to investigate maximum non-linear reach.