We experimentally demonstrate a superior performance of 2.1-Tb/s×km OFDM-signal transmission over 100-km long-reach PONs, which is achieved by using an EAM and direct-detection, and adopting the 128-QAM format and adaptive subcarrier power weighting.
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(060.4080) Fiber optics and optical communications : Modulation
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(060.3510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Lasers, fiber
D. Hsu, C. Wei, H. Y. Chen, J. Chen, M. Yuang, S. Lin, and W. Li, "2.1-Tb/s×km OFDM Long-Reach PON Transmission using a Cost-Effective Electro-Absorption Modulator," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference 2011, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper OMG2.
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