Novel Scheme for High-Bit-Rate Coherent-OFDM Transmission without PLL

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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Louchet, Hadrien; Richter, Andr (VPIsystems, Carnotstr. 6, 10587 Germany)

A novel architecture based on OFDM modulation and optical heterodyne detection that requires no electrical or optical phase-locked-loop is proposed. System performances are compared with those of a DQPSK system at a data-rate of 100-Gb/s.