Single-channel 5.12 Tbit/s (1.28 Tbaud) DQPSK Transmission over 300 km Using Non-coherent Nyquist Pulses

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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Suzuki, Daiki; Harako, Koudai; Hirooka, Toshihiko; Nakazawa, Masataka (Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Tohoku University, Japan)

We demonstrate a single-channel 5.12-Tbit/s, 300-km transmission using non-coherent Nyquist pulses with polarization-multiplexed DQPSK at 1.28 Tbaud. Despite this ultrahigh baud rate, we achieved a record distance at 5.12 Tbit/s thanks to the high PMD tolerance of the Nyquist pulse.