Power Consumption of a Minimal-DSP Coherent Link with a Polarization Multiplexed Pilot-Tone
Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland
Proceedings: ECOC 2016
Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Lundberg, Lars; Andrekson, Peter A.; Karlsson, Magnus (Dept. of Microtechnology and Nanoscience, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden)
Fougstedt, Christoffer; Larsson-Edefors, Per (Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden)
We experimentally study the trade-off between performance and DSP power consumption. While minimal DSP allows transmission of 16QAM at 5 GBaud, the symbol rate can be increased if an extra equalizer is added, leading to energy savings in optical components.