Advanced Receiver Design enables PDM-16QAM DWDM Transmission over 2660 km of SSMF with Only EDFA

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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Wang, Xiaozhou; Lankl, Berthold (Institute for Communications Engineering, Universität der Bundeswehr München, Germany)
Calabro, Stefano; Spinnler, Bernhard (Coriant R&D GmbH, Germany)
Khanna, Ginni (Institute for Communications Engineering, Technische Universität München, Germany)

We demonstrate experimental DWDM PDM-16QAM transmission at 200 Gb/s over 2660 km of SSMF, using EDFA-only amplification and advanced DSP techniques, including powerful digital predistortion, iterative carrier recovery and decoding using 50% OH soft-decision FEC.