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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 2005
  • pp: 1145–

Orthogonal Wavelength-Division-Multiplexing Technique Feasibility Evaluation

R. Llorente, J. H. Lee, R. Clavero, M. Ibsen, and J. Martí

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 23, Issue 3, pp. 1145- (2005)

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In this paper, a novel high-spectral-efficiency modulation scheme using square time pulses in orthogonal wavelength-division multiplexing is proposed. Experimental results demonstrate the significant reduction of the interchannel linear crosstalk-induced penalty compared with Gaussian return-to-zero (RZ) modulation. The proposed technique allows a maximum spectral efficiency of 1 b/s/Hz. Simulation studies and experimental work confirming the expected performance are presented.

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R. Llorente, J. H. Lee, R. Clavero, M. Ibsen, and J. Martí, "Orthogonal Wavelength-Division-Multiplexing Technique Feasibility Evaluation," J. Lightwave Technol. 23, 1145- (2005)

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