We demonstrate generation, transmission and reception of a 1.21Tb/s continuous waveband PDM-OFDM-FDM signal with spectral efficiency of 3.33bit/s/Hz. After DCF-free transmission over 400-km SSMF a considerable Q-factor margin of 2dB vs. EFEC limit was achieved.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.1660) Fiber optics and optical communications : Coherent communications
(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing
R. Dischler and F. Buchali, "Transmission of 1.2 Tb/s Continuous Waveband PDM-OFDM-FDM Signal with Spectral Efficiency of 3.3 bit/s/Hz over 400 km of SSMF," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper PDPC2.
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