Low-cost, narrow modulation bandwidth, un-cooled VCSELs can be utilized to directly modulate 64-QAM-encoded 11.25Gb/s signals for end-to-end real-time optical OFDM transmission over 25km SSMF IMDD systems with excellent performance robustness.
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