112 Gb/s PAM-4 Using a Directly Modulated Laser with Linear Pre-Compensation and Nonlinear Post-Compensation

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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Gao, Y.; Cartledge, J. C.; Yam, S. S.-H.; Rezania, A. (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada)
Matsui, Y. (Finisar Corp., Fremont, CA, USA)

For 112 Gb/s PAM-4 short reach transmission using a directly modulated laser, the end-to-end frequency response is used to pre-compensate bandwidth limitations and a Volterra equalizer is used to post-compensate nonlinear signal distortion.