155x100Gbit/s coherent PDM-QPSK transmission over 7,200km

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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Salsi, M.; Mardoyan, H.; Tran, P.; Koebele, C.; Dutisseuil, E.; Charlet, G.; Bigo, S. (Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Route de Villejust, 91620 Nozay, France)

We report the transmission of 155 channels with 100Gbit/s PDM-QPSK modulation over 7200km of pure silica core fibre, exploiting hybrid Raman-EDFA amplification and digital coherent detection. A record 112Petabit/s·km capacity×distance product is demonstrated.