Comparison of Single Carrier 200G 4QAM, 8QAM and 16QAM in a WDM Field Trial Demonstration over 612 km SSMF

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

Personal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title

Khanna, Ginni; Hanik, Norbert (Lehrstuhl für Nachrichtentechnik, Technische Universität München, Germany)
Rahman, Talha; Waardt, Huug de (COBRA Research Institute, TU/e, The Netherlands)
Man, Erik de; Spinnler, Bernhard; Calabro, Stefano; Rafique, Danish; Feiste, Uwe; Sommerkorn-Krombholz, Bernd; Bohn, Marc; Napoli, Antonio (Coriant R&D GmbH München, Germany)
Riccardi, Emilio; Pagano, Annachiara; Chiado Piat, Anna (Telecom Italia, Torino, Italy)
Drenksi, Tomislav (Socionext Europe GmbH, UK)

We present results of a field trial carried on Telecom Italia EDFA-only legacy link with 0.3 dB/km average fiber attenuation. Single carrier 200G WDM DP-4QAM, DP-8QAM and DP-16QAM were successfully transmitted with system margin of 4.1 dB, 4.3 dB and 2.6 dB respectively.