1,200 km SMF (100 km spans) 280 Gbit/s Coherent WDM Transmission using Hybrid Raman/EDFA Amplification

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Healy, T.; Gunning, F. C. Garcia; Cuenot, B.; Ellis, A. D. (Photonic Systems Group, Dept. of Physics and Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork, Ireland)
Pincemin, E. (France Telecom, Research & Development Division, 22307 Lannion Cedex, France)

We report the worlds first transmission of a 280Gbit/s Coherent WDM (261Gbit/s capacity) signal, over 1200km with 100km spans of SMF, a pattern length of 231-1, and with hybrid Raman/EDFA amplification.