Demonstration of 0.52 Pb/s Potential Transmission Capacity over 8,830 km using Multicore Fiber

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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Turukhin, A.; Batshon, H. G.; Mazurczyk, M.; Sun, Y.; Davidson, C. R.; Chai, J.-X.; Sinkin, O. V.; Patterson, W.; Wolter, G.; Bolshtyansky, M. A.; Foursa, D. G.; Pilipetskii, A. (TE SubCom, 250 Industrial Way West, Eatontown, NJ, 07724, USA)

We demonstrate feasibility of 0.52Pb/s transmission over 8,830km using a 12-core fiber, C+L band EDFAs, and a new coded modulation format. Compared to optimal 8QAM with the same 4.86b/s/Hz spectral efficiency, our modulation scheme achieves 1.0dB improvement in receiver sensitivity.