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  • Vol. 31, Iss. 4 — Feb. 15, 2013
  • pp: 628–633

Distributed Ultradense Optical Frequency-Division Multiplexing Using Fiber Nonlinearity

Robert Elschner, Thomas Richter, Tomoyuki Kato, Shigeki Watanabe, and Colja Schubert

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 31, Issue 4, pp. 628-633 (2013)

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We extend our investigations on a recently proposed concept for distributed coherent optical orthogonal frequency- division multiplexing (CO-OFDM) by fiber-frequency conversion for locally defined exact channel mapping based on free-running lasers. Experiments with quadrature phase-shift keying and 16-quadrature amplitude modulation subchannels show error-free performance and are compared to experiments with locally generated CO-OFDM.

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Robert Elschner, Thomas Richter, Tomoyuki Kato, Shigeki Watanabe, and Colja Schubert, "Distributed Ultradense Optical Frequency-Division Multiplexing Using Fiber Nonlinearity," J. Lightwave Technol. 31, 628-633 (2013)

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