A simple, bandwidth overhead-free, bit-rate-independent optical OFDM symbol synchronisation technique is proposed and experimentally demonstrated at 11.25Gb/s, for the first time, which can support asynchronous receiver clocking, live symbol synchronisation and added extra network security.
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(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.4080) Fiber optics and optical communications : Modulation
(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing
J. Tang and R. Giddings, "Real-Time Experimental Demonstration of a Versatile Optical OFDM Symbol Synchronisation Technique Using Low-Power DC Offset Signalling," in 37th European Conference and Exposition on Optical Communications, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper We.9.A.3.