Stable WDM-Signal-and-LO-frequency Synchronisation and Transmission Employing Multi-Carrier Light Sources and a Multi-Core Fibre for Coherent Photonic Networks

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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Mori, Kunihiko; Hamaoka, Fukutaro; Horikoshi, Kengo; Fukutoku, Mitsunori (NTT Network Innovation Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Japan)

We successfully demonstrate a novel technique for synchronising optical frequencies in WDM signals and LO lights. We can simultaneously stabilise the polarisations of multi-carrier LO lights, which are transmitted with SDM-WDM signals via a multi-core fibre for digital coherent detection.