Transmission of 160-Gbit/s QPSK Signals on a Single Carrier over 1,000 km using Digital Coherent Receivers

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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Zhang, Chao; Mori, Yojiro; Usui, Masatoshi; Igarashi, Koji; Katoh, Kazuhiro; Kikuchi, Kazuro (Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Systems, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan)

We demonstrate 1,000-km transmission of a 160-Gbit/s QPSK signal, using a digital coherent receiver with the time-division demultiplexing function, and confirm the applicability of such a receiver to long-haul transmission systems for the first time.