200-Gb/s PDM-16QAM generation using a new synthesizing method

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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Zhou, Xiang (AT&T Labs-Research, Middletown, NJ 07748, USA)
Yu, Jianjun (NEC Laboratories America Inc., Princeton, NJ 08540, USA)

160 and 200-Gb/s (polarization multiplexed) 16QAM has been generated using commercial modulators with binary signals through a novel synthesizing method. Intradyne detection with robust polarization demultiplexing has been demonstrated using a new blind equalization algorithm.