100 Gb/s Per-Channel Free-Space Optical Transmission with Coherent Detection and MIMO Processing

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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Cvijetic, Neda; Qian, Dayou; Yu, Jianjun; Huang, Yue-Kai; Wang, Ting (NEC Laboratories America, Princeton, NJ)

We experimentally demonstrate the first 100 Gb/s per-channel free-space optical transmission using polarization-multiplexed QPSK, coherent detection, and MIMO processing. This is the highest per-channel FSO rate yet reported, highly-suitable for short-distance 100 Gb/s fiber backhaul.