Demonstration of Fully Nonlinear Spectrum Modulated System in the Highly Nonlinear Optical Transmission Regime

Conference: ECOC 2016 – Post Deadline Paper - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland

Proceedings: ECOC 2016 Post Deadline

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Aref, Vahid; Le, Son T.; Buelow, Henning (Nokia Bell Labs, Lorenzstr. 10, 70435 Stuttgart, Germany)

We report a 3 dB increase in the nonlinear threshold of a 64 x 0.5Gbaud 16-QAM continuousnonlinear- spectrum modulated signal by nonlinear multiplexing with QPSK modulated multi-solitons, showing the first ever fully nonlinear-spectrum modulated system in the highly nonlinear regime.