Short-Reach Distance Extension through CAPS Coding and DSP-free Direct Detection Receiver

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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Fresi, Francesco; Meloni, Gianluca; Poti, Luca (National Laboratory of Photonic Networks, CNIT, 56124 Pisa, Italy)
Secondini, Marco; Forestieri, Enrico (TeCIP Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, 56124 Pisa, Italy)
Cavaliere, Fabio (Ericsson, 56124 Pisa, Italy)

Order-3 CAPS coding for short-reach direct-detection systems is experimentally demonstrated. Chromatic dispersion tolerance is compared to that of OOK and PAM-4 modulations, with respect to which transmission distance can be increased by a factor of 4 and 1.5, respectively.