Optical trellis-coded modulation with multi-parallel MZM

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

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Sakamoto, Takahide; Chiba, Akito; Morohashi, Isao; Kawanishi, Tetsuya (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, 4-2-1 Nukui-Kita, Koganei, Tokyo 184-8795, Japan)

We demonstrated trellis-coded modulation onto 10-Gbaud 16QAM by electro-optic vector digital-toanalogue converter employing multi-parallel MZM and trellis encoder. The signal was demodulated with a digital homodyne employing Viterbi decoder.