16x52.5-Gb/s, 50-GHz spaced, POLMUX-CO-OFDM transmission over 4,160 km of SSMF enabled by MIMO processing

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication - Post-Deadline Papers
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Jansen, Sander L.; Morita, Itsuro; Tanaka, Hideaki (KDDI R&D Laboratories, Saitama, Japan)

We show 16x52.5 Gb/s (40 Gb/s after coding) coherent optical OFDM transmission over 4,160 km of SSMF with 50-GHz channel spacing. MIMO-processing in the receiver enables polarization de-multiplexing and a large PMD tolerance.