We propose a coherent OTDM transmission technique that enables high SNR demodulation and demultiplexing performance by employing an RZ-CW conversion technique. The advantage of the scheme is demonstrated with 10-Gsymbol/s, 8-OTDM, 32-RZ/QAM signals.
© 2011 OSA
(060.1660) Fiber optics and optical communications : Coherent communications
(060.4080) Fiber optics and optical communications : Modulation
(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing
M. Nakazawa, K. Kasai, M. Yoshida, and T. Hirooka, "Novel RZ-CW Conversion Scheme for Ultra Multi-Level, High-Speed Coherent OTDM Transmission," in 37th European Conference and Exposition on Optical Communications, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper We.10.P1.75.
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