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: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
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.