Experimental Comparison of Gains in Achievable Information Rates from Probabilistic Shaping and Digital Backpropagation for DP-256QAM/1024QAM WDM Systems
Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland
Proceedings: ECOC 2016
Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Silva, Edson P. da; Yankov, Metodi P.; Ros, Francesco Da; Forchhammer, Soren; Galili, Michael; Oxenlowe, Leif K.; Zibar, Darko (Department of Photonics Engineering, Technical University of Denmark - DTU, Denmark)
Gains in achievable information rates from probabilistic shaping and digital backpropagation are compared for WDM transmission of 5 x 10 GBd DP-256QAM/1024QAM up to 1700 km of reach. The combination of both techniques its shown to provide gains of up to 0.5 bits/QAM symbol.