Forty 42.7-Gb/s, 100-GHz-spaced WDM channels were transmitted over 6000 km of UltraWaveTM fiber using 100-km dispersion-managed fiber spans. This is the first transoceanic length DWDM demonstration at 40 Gb/s using terrestrial amplifier span lengths.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
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B. Zhu, L. E. Nelson, L. Leng, M. O. Pedersen, D. W. Peckham, and S. L. Stulz, "Transmission of 1.6 Tb/s (40 x 42.7 Gb/s) Over Transoceanic Distance with Terrestrial 100-km Amplifier Spans," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2003), paper FN2.
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