Experimental Study of Subcarrier Multiplexing Benefit in 74 nm Bandwidth Transmission up to 20,450 km
Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland
Proceedings: ECOC 2016
Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Cai, Jin-Xing; Mazurczyk, Matthew; Sinkin, Oleg V.; Bolshtyansky, Maxim; Foursa, Dmitri G.; Pilipetskii, Alexei (TE SubCom, 250 Industrial Way West, Eatontown, NJ, 07724, USA)
We experimentally demonstrate 0.8dB subcarrier-multiplexing benefit for QPSK signals transmitted in 74nm bandwidth over 20,450km, and only 0.2dB benefit is achieved for 16QAM signals. We observe subcarrier index performance dependence due to the transmitter RF noise spectrum.