Straight-Line 1,073-km Transmission of 640-Gbit/s Dual-Polarization QPSK Signals on a Single Carrier

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

We demonstrate 1,073-km transmission of 640-Gbit/s dual-polarization QPSK signals using a digital coherent receiver with the time-division demultiplexing function. The bit rate-distance product is the highest among those reported in single-carrier coherent transmission systems.