1,000-km Polarization-Interleaved WDM Transmission of 20-Gbit/s QPSK Signals on the Frequency Grid with 12.5-GHz Channel Spacing using Digital Coherent Receiver
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: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Kim, Sang-Yuep; Kikuchi, Kazuro (Department of Frontier Informatics, University of Tokyo, 5-1-5 Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa, Chiba 277-8561, Japan)
Polarization-interleaved 20-Gbit/s QPSK signals on the 12.5-GHz-spaced grid are transmitted over 1,074 km. Using a digital coherent receiver to demultiplex such ultra-dense WDM QPSK signals, we achieve spectral efficiency as high as 1.6 bit/s/Hz.