We have generated single-wavelength channel 8-PSK and 16-QAM RZ-data signals up to 5.1 Tb/s and subsequently extracted the time-division base rate channel using an ultrafast coherent receiver with time-division demultiplexing function and digital BER post-processing.
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(320.7160) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast technology
C. Schmidt-Langhorst, R. Ludwig, D. Groß, L. Molle, M. Seimetz, R. Freund, and C. Schubert, "Generation and Coherent Time-Division Demultiplexing of up to 5.1 Tb/s Single-Channel 8-PSK and 16-QAM Signals," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper PDPC6.
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