100 GSa/s BiCMOS DAC Supporting 400 Gb/s Dual Channel Transmission

Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland

Proceedings: ECOC 2016

Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Schuh, Karsten; Buchali, Fred; Idler, Wilfried; Hu, Qian; Templ, Wolfgang (Nokia, Bell Labs, Lorenzstr. 10, 70435 Stuttgart, Germany)
Bielik, Anna; Altenhain, Lars; Langenhagen, Henning; Rupeter, Joerg; Duemler, Ulrich; Ellermeyer, Tobias; Schmid, Rolf; Moeller, Michael (MICRAM Microelectronic GmbH, Konrad-Zuse-Str. 16, 44801 Bochum, Germany)

We demonstrate generation of a 32Gbaud 16QAM dual polarization dual channel signal from one laser utilizing novel 100GSa/s BiCMOS digital-to-analog converters. Fiber transmission over 2200 km of SSMF is also demonstrated outperforming a 64 GBaud system by 25% in reach.