We demonstrate effective homodyne optical phase locking to a phase-shift-keying (PSK) signal with residual carrier by exploiting 8b10b coding. Low-penalty transmission over 215 km of installed dispersion-compensated single-mode fibre is demonstrated.
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(060.1660) Fiber optics and optical communications : Coherent communications
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.2920) Fiber optics and optical communications : Homodyning
M. J. Fice, A. Chiuchiarelli, A. J. Seeds, and E. Ciaramella, "8b10b Line Coding of PSK Signals for Effective Homodyne Coherent Detection," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference 2011, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper JWA024.
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