Demonstration of a 71.8 Gbps 4-PAM 850 nm VCSEL-based Link with a Pre-emphasizing Passive Filter

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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Lengyel, Tamas; Szczerba, Krzysztof; Karlsson, Magnus; Larsson, Anders; Andrekson, Peter (Photonics Laboratory, Department of Microtechnology and Nanoscience, Chalmers University of Technology, 41296 Göteborg, Sweden)

We present 71.8 Gbps 4-PAM back-to-back transmission in an 850 nm VCSEL-based link using a passive pre-emphasis filter and FEC with no post-equalization. Bit error rates below 10-8 are demonstrated with 72 Gbps uncoded data