Evaluation of High-Speed EML-based IM/DD links with PAM Modulations and Low-Complexity Equalization

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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Pang, Xiaodan; Ozolins, Oskars; Jacobsen, Gunnar (Acreo Swedish ICT AB, Isafjordsgatan 22, 164 40 Kista, Sweden)
Gaiarin, Simone; Zibar, Darko (DTU Fotonik, Technical University of Denmark, 2800 Kgs.Lyngby, Denmark)
Olmedo, Miguel Iglesias; Schatz, Richard; Westergren, Urban; Popov, Sergei (School of ICT, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Electrum 229, 164 40 Kista, Sweden)

We experimentally evaluated up to 96 Gb/s/λ PAM IM/DD transmissions with an EML and digital equalizations. Symbol-spaced FFE/DFEs with fewer than 10 taps are shown being sufficient for a high and stable performance over a 4 km SMF link.