A LCOS WSS implements an optical inverse Fourier transform for 10-Tb/s OFDM signal generation and cyclic prefix insertion. After 857.4 km of dispersion uncompensated transmission, a second WSS implemented optically-banded digital subcarrier demultiplexing.
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(060.4080) Fiber optics and optical communications : Modulation
(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing
(070.7145) Fourier optics and signal processing : Ultrafast processing
L. B. Du, J. Schroeder, J. Carpenter, B. Eggleton, and A. J. Lowery, "Flexible All-Optical OFDM using WSSs," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference 2013, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper PDP5B.9.
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