Seed Lightwave Distribution over 1600 km for 64QAM-based Coherent WDM Optical Networks with Low DSP-complexity

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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Sakaguchi, Jun; Awaji, Yoshinari; Wada, Naoya (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan)

Seed lightwave distribution eliminates degradation of coherent signals by phase noise and frequency offset. Seed lightwave was distributed over 1600 km, which amounts to factor five or ten improvement from previous results, while maintaining sufficient quality for DP-64QAM transmission.