Realisation of a real-time 12.1 Gb/s optical OFDM transmitter and its application in a 109 Gb/s transmission system with coherent reception

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

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Buchali, Fred; Dischler, Roman; Klekamp, Axel (Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Lorenzstr. 10, 70435 Stuttgart, Germany)
Bernhard, Michael; Efinger, Daniel (Stuttgart University, Institute of Telecommunications, Pfaffenwaldring 47, 70569 Stuttgart)

For the first time a realisation of a real-time 12.1 Gb/s FPGA-based O-OFDM transmitter is demonstrated (Q=19.1 dB) and successfully applied in a 9x12.1 Gb/s transmission over 400 km SMF.