10 × 112-Gb/s PDM 16-QAM Transmission over 1022 km of SSMF with a Spectral Efficiency of 4.1 b/s/Hz and no Optical Filtering

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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Gnauck, A. H.; Winzer, P. J. (Alcatel-Lucent, Bell Labs, 791 Holmdel-Keyport Road, Holmdel, NJ, USA,)

Ten 25-GHz-spaced wavelength-division-multiplexed channels using 112-Gb/s polarization-divisionmultiplexed 16-QAM are transmitted over 1022 km of standard single-mode fiber. Owing to electrical-drive prefiltering, no optical filtering is needed for WDM combination.