1-bit/s/Hz Spectral Efficiency OCDM Technique Based on Multi-frequency Homodyne Detection and Optical OFDM

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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Kaneko, Shin; Suzuki, Hiro; Miki, Noriki; Kimura, Hideaki; Tsubokawa, Makoto (NTT Access Network Service Systems Laboratories, NTT Corporation, 1-6 Nakase, Mihama-ku, Chiba-shi, Chiba, 261-0023 Japan)

We propose a novel OCDM technique that combines multi-frequency homodyne detection and optical OFDM to achieve 1-bit/s/Hz spectral efficiency without polarization multiplexing. Numerical simulation results show the validity and performance of this technique.