Taking long repeatered submarine systems to 40Gbit/s and beyond

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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Salsi, Massimiliano; Charlet, Gabriel (Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Route de Villejust, 91260 Nozay, France)
Bertolini, Marco (Univeristà degli Studi di Parma, Viale G. P. Usberti 181/A, 43100, Parma, Italy)

We review recent advances in experimental demonstrations of transmission at 40Gbit/s and 100Gbit/s per channel over submarine distances. Coherent detection, large effective area fibers, and hybrid amplification are the key technologies for these new systems.