We transmit 198x100G pre filtered PDM RZ QPSK channels with 400% spectral efficiency over 6,860 km. We also show that 100G coherent nonlinear performance scales differently with distance on uncompensated dispersion maps than expected from direct detection transmission.
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J. Cai, Y. Cai, C. Davidson, A. Lucero, H. Zhang, D. Foursa, O. Sinkin, W. Patterson, A. Pilipetskii, G. Mohs, and N. Bergano, "20 Tbit/s Capacity Transmission Over 6,860 km," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference 2011, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper PDPB4.
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