Highly Spectral Efficiency Multi-User Optical Network Architecture using 1-Gb/s 16QAM Subcarrier Multiplexing

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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Ha, J. Y.; Wonfor, A.; Penty, R. V.; White, I. H. (Cambridge University Engineering Department, JJ Thomson Avenue, Cambridge)
Ghiggino, P. (Ericsson, Allard Way, New Century Park, Coventry CV3 1HJ, UK)

A proof-of-principal-demonstration of a 20-Gb/s multi-user optical network using SCM-16QAM for high spectral-efficiency is reported. A single wavelength 20-SCM channel simulation is performed, showing an EVM of less than 7% for the worst case channel.