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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 2011
  • pp: 2138–2145

Direct-Detection Optical OFDM Transmission System With Pre-Emphasis Technique

Yang Gao, Jianjun Yu, Jiangnan Xiao, Zizheng Cao, Fan Li, and Lin Chen

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 29, Issue 14, pp. 2138-2145 (2011)


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Abstract

We investigated the effect of subcarriers-to-subcarriers mixing interference and frequency fading in direct-detection (DD) optical orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) system. We also proposed and experimentally demonstrated a novel DD OFDM transmission scheme with pre-emphasis technique. By pre-emphasizing the power of the OFDM subcarriers at the high frequency, the received sensitivity at our experiment was improved about 2 dB at a bit error rate of $1 x 10-4 after 100-km SMF-28 transmission compared to the regular one without this technique.

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Yang Gao, Jianjun Yu, Jiangnan Xiao, Zizheng Cao, Fan Li, and Lin Chen, "Direct-Detection Optical OFDM Transmission System With Pre-Emphasis Technique," J. Lightwave Technol. 29, 2138-2145 (2011)
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