We show the first 107 Gb/s coherent optical OFDM (CO-OFDM) reception using multiple orthogonal bands. The demonstrated system employs 2x2 MIMO-OFDM signal processing and achieves high spectral efficiency with direct-conversion at both transmitter and receiver.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4080) Fiber optics and optical communications : Modulation
(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing
Q. Yang, Y. Ma, and W. Shieh, "107 Gb/s Coherent Optical OFDM Reception Using Orthogonal Band Multiplexing," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper PDP7.
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