Low-penalty 5x320 Gbit/s (1.6 Tbit/s) WDM DPSK Transmission over 525 km Using Time-domain Optical Fourier Transformation

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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Guan, Pengyu; Okazaki, Masatada; Hirano, Toshiyuki; Hirooka, Toshihiko; Nakazawa, Masataka (Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Tohoku University, 2-1-1, Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai-shi 980-8577, Japan)

A 1.6 Tbit/s-525 km WDM transmission with only 5-channel, 320-Gbit/s OTDM-DPSK signals is successfully demonstrated using time-domain optical Fourier transformation. Error-free transmission with a penalty as small as 1.3~2.1 dB is realised for all channels.