Experimental Characterisation of the Impact of Neighbouring Modulation-Formats on 43Gb/s P-DPSK over SSMF and LEAF

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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Stephens, M. F. C.; Dlubek, M. P.; Phillips, I. D.; Squires, A.; Cox, D. M.; Riggs, I.; Pike, N.; Fews, H.; Gleeson, L. M. (Optical Networks, Ericsson Ltd, New Century Park, Coventry, UK, CV3 1JG)

We report an experimental characterisation examining the impact of differing 50GHz neighbouring modulation formats and bit rates on the performance of 43Gb/s P-DPSK over 1300km of SSMF and LEAFTM fibre types. Performance is shown to be robust for hybrid P-DPSK and OOK systems.