High Spectral Efficiency Phase and Quadrature Amplitude Modulation for Optical Fiber Transmission – Configurations, Trends, and Reach

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

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 4Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Seim, Matthias (Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Heinrich-Hertz-Institut, Einsteinufer 37, 10587 Berlin, Germany)

Catering to the current interest in high-order modulation formats, this paper discusses possible transmitter configurations and receiver concepts. Moreover, the major trends in system performance are identified, regarding relevant degradation effects and transmission reach.