Sidelobe Suppression using Cancellation Sub-Carriers for OFDM Superchannels

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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Xie, Yiwei; Zhu, Chen; Song, Binhuang; Lowery, Arthur James (Electro-Photonics Laboratory, Dept. Elec. and Comp. Syst. Eng., Monash University, VIC 3800, Australia)

We mitigate the inter-channel-interference (ICI) in orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) superchannel by adding cancellation sub-carriers (CCs). We experimentally show that CC-OFDM outperforms conventional OFDM by 0.4-dB in a dual-polarization 400-Gbps 3360-km OFDM superchannel.