We report the transmission of a record 6 Tbit/s capacity over 6120 km distance, involving channels modulated at 42.7-Gb/s bit-rate with differential phase-shift keying (DPSK). The performance is found similar to DPSK with subsequent pulse carving, namely RZ-DPSK.
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G. Charlet, E. Corbel, J. Lazaro, A. Klekamp, R. Dischler, P. Tran, W. Idler, H. Mardoyan, A. Konczykowska, F. Jorge, and S. Bigo, "WDM Transmission at 6-Tbit/s Capacity Over Transatlantic Distance, Using 42.7-Gb/s Differential Phase-Shift Keying Without Pulse Carver," J. Lightwave Technol. 23, 104- (2005)