We demonstrate 337.5-Gb/s MDM-8QAM-OFDM transmission over 130 km of FMF. This confirms that OFDM can significantly reduce the required DSP complexity to compensate for differential mode delay, a key step towards real-time MDM transmission.
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(060.4080) Fiber optics and optical communications : Modulation
(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
B. Inan, Y. Jung, V. Sleiffer, M. Kuschnerov, L. Gruner-Nielsen, S. Adhikari, S. L. Jansen, D. J. Richardson, S. Alam, B. Spinnler, and N. Hanik, "Low Computational Complexity Mode Division Multiplexed OFDM Transmission over 130 km of Few Mode Fiber," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference 2013, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper OW4F.4.
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