Power Efficient Coherent Transceivers

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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Geyer, J. C.; Rasmussen, C.; Shah, B.; Nielsen, T.; Givehchi, M. (Acacia Communications Inc., Maynard MA 01754, USA)

We review critical areas in the design process of power efficient coherent transceivers, and we highlight the achievable power saving by designing for a particular application as well as power and cost savings when using higher order modulation.