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Journal of Lightwave Technology


  • Vol. 27, Iss. 16 — Aug. 15, 2009
  • pp: 3721–3728

Coherent Optical Single Carrier Transmission Using Overlap Frequency Domain Equalization for Long-Haul Optical Systems

Riichi Kudo, Takayuki Kobayashi, Koichi Ishihara, Yasushi Takatori, Akihide Sano, and Yutaka Miyamoto

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 27, Issue 16, pp. 3721-3728 (2009)

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In this paper, we present coherent optical single carrier transmission (COSC) using overlap frequency domain equalization (OFDE) for the chromatic dispersion (CD) compensation. Residual inter-symbol interference is suppressed by time domain equalization with small tap size. In single polarization transmission, 25-Gb/s COSC transmission with OFDE is demonstrated over 800 km to 4320 km of single-mode fiber (SMF) without optical dispersion compensation. The measured results show that the proposed configuration improves the transmission performance by setting adequate overlapped size of FFT windows and that it is suitable for long-haul optical communication systems.

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Riichi Kudo, Takayuki Kobayashi, Koichi Ishihara, Yasushi Takatori, Akihide Sano, and Yutaka Miyamoto, "Coherent Optical Single Carrier Transmission Using Overlap Frequency Domain Equalization for Long-Haul Optical Systems," J. Lightwave Technol. 27, 3721-3728 (2009)

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