Achievable Information Rate of Nonlinear Inverse Synthesis Based 16QAM OFDM Transmission

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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Le, Son T.; Phillips, Ian D.; Prilepsky, Jaroslaw E.; Kamalian, Morteza; Ellis, Andrew D.; Harper, Paul; Turitsyn, Sergei K. (Aston Institute of Photonics Technologies, Aston University, Birmingham, B4 7ET, UK)

We experimentally investigate, for the first time, the achievable information rate of the nonlinear inverse synthesis system with 16QAM OFDM format employing hard and soft FEC, showing that 3 bits/symbol can be achieved over a distance of 1632 km.