We compare the transmission performance of 112-Gb/s POLMUX-QPSK modulation over large-Aeff Pure-Silica core fiber and SSMF using EDFA-only amplification. The higher nonlinear threshold of the large-Aeff fiber allows for a 40% improvement in transmission distance.
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V. Sleiffer, D. Van den Borne, M. Kuschnerov, V. Veljanovski, M. Hirano, Y. Yamamoto, T. Sasaki, S. Jansen, and H. De Waardt, "A comparison between SSMF and large-Aeff Pure-Silica core fiber for Ultra Long-Haul 100G transmission," in 37th European Conference and Exposition on Optical Communications, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper Mo.2.B.6.
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