First Demonstration of Real-Time 100 Gbit/s 3-Level Duobinary Transmission for Optical Interconnects

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

Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Authors:
Yin, Xin; Verplaetse, Michiel; Van Kerrebrouck, Joris; Torfs, Guy; Bauwelinck, Johan (Design-IBCN Group, INTEC, Ghent University, iMinds, IMEC, 9000 Ghent, Belgium)
Lin, Rui; Schatz, Richard; Westergren, Urban; Jacobsen, Gunnar; Popov, Sergei; Chen, Jiajia (NETLAB, Acreo Swedish ICT AB, 16425 Kista, Sweden & KTH Royal Institute of Technology & Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China)
Ozolins, Oskars; Pang, Xiaodan (NETLAB, Acreo Swedish ICT AB, 16425 Kista, Sweden)
De Keulenaer, Timothy; Pierco, Ramses; Vaernewyck, Renato; Vyncke, Arno (Design-IBCN Group, INTEC, Ghent University, iMinds, IMEC, 9000 Ghent, Belgium & BiFAST, Ghent University IMEC, Belgium)

Abstract:
We report on the first experimental demonstration of 100Gbit/s 3-level duobinary optical transmission enabled by in-house newly developed SiGe BiCMOS transmitter/receiver ICs. Operated in real-time, we demonstrated a 100Gbit/s data-rate over 2km SSMF without DSP.