We show that time-interleaved RZ-PDM-QPSK and forward Raman pumping can increase the performance of a 112-Gb/s PDM-QPSK coherent unrepeatered transmission system over 300 km of NZDSF by more than 2 dB.
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(060.1660) Fiber optics and optical communications : Coherent communications
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C. Xie and G. Raybon, "Unrepeatered Transmission over 300 km of NZDSF Using 8x112-Gb/s Time-Interleaved RZ-PDM-QPSK with Coherent Detection and Forward Raman Pumping," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference 2011, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper JThA038.
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