Discrete Multi-Tone Modulation for Low-Cost and Robust 10-Gb/s Transmission over Polymer Optical Fibre

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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Lee, S. C. J.; Zeng, J.; Boom, H. P. A. van den; Koonen, A. M. J. (COBRA Institute, University of Technology Eindhoven, the Netherlands)
Breyer, F. (Inst. of Comm. Eng., Technical University of Munich, Germany)
Randel, S. (Siemens AG, Corporate Technology, Information and Communications, Munich, Germany)

Utilizing a transmission bandwidth of 2 GHz, we demonstrate 10.6-Gb/s transmission (11.9-Gb/s including overhead) over 100 m of 120-µm core-diameter graded-index polymer optical fibre with discrete multi-tone modulation, achieving a spectral efficiency of 5.3 bit/s/Hz.