Experimental Demonstration of All-Optical FEC Coding Scheme with Convolutional Code using Single Signal Source

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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Aikawa, Yohei; Uenohara, Hiroyuki (Laboratory for Future Interdisciplinary Research of Science and Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 4259 Nagatsuda, Midori-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 226-8503, Japan)

We experimentally demonstrate all-optical FEC coding scheme consisting of all-optical HNLFbased wavelength converters and XOR gates with (7, 5)8 convolutional code. The proposed scheme offers 3.5 dB net coding gain at BER = 10(exp −9) with DPSK-modulated RZ-format signals at 10 Gbps.