Unrepeatered Transmission of 160 Gb/s RZ-DPSK over 240 km Dispersion Managed Fiber

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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Ludwig, R.; Schmidt-Langhorst, C.; Schubert, C. (FhG Heinrich-Hertz-Institut, Einsteinufer 37, 10587 Berlin, Germany)
Weisser, S.; Raddatz, L. (Alcatel-Lucent, Thurn-und Taxis Strae 10, D-90411 Nuremberg)

The advantages of using RZ-DPSK in combination with Raman amplification and advanced forwarderror- correction are shown in an OTDM-transmission experiment of a 160 Gb/s single-polarization signal over an unrepeatered distance of 240 km.