Coherent RZ-8PSK Transmission at 30Gbit/s over 1200km Employing Homodyne Detection with Digital Carrier Phase Estimation

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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Seimetz, M.; Molle, L.; Gross, D.-D.; Auth, B.; Freund, R. (Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Heinrich-Hertz-Institut, Einsteinufer 37, 10587 Berlin, Germany)

Coherent optical RZ-8PSK transmission over 1200km is experimentally demonstrated for the first time employing homodyne detection with 8-th power digital phase estimation. Accompanying simulations detail the theoretical system performance and potential of coherent 8PSK.