First Experimental Demonstration of Real-Time Optical OFDM Transceivers

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

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Giddings, R. P.; Jin, X. Q.; Kee, H. H.; Yang, X. L.; Tang, J. M. (School of Electronic Engineering, Bangor University, Bangor, LL57 1UT, UK)

Real-time optical OFDM transceivers are, for the first time, experimentally implemented, using standard commercially available components including FPGAs and DACs/ADCs. The transceivers support 1.5Gb/s transmission in directly modulated DFB laser-based 500m MMF IMDD systems.