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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 11 — May. 26, 2008
  • pp: 8033–8038

1 Tb/s·km Multimode fiber link combining WDM transmission and low-linewidth lasers

I. Gasulla and J. Capmany  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 11, pp. 8033-8038 (2008)

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We have successfully demonstrated an error-free transmission of 10×20 Gb/s 200 GHz-spaced ITU channels through a 5 km link of 62.5-µm core-diameter graded-index multimode silica fiber. The overall figure corresponds to an aggregate bit rate per length product of 1 Tb/s·km, the highest value ever reported to our knowledge. Successful transmission is achieved by a combination of low-linewidth DFB lasers and the central launch technique.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.2360) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics links and subsystems
(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: March 14, 2008
Revised Manuscript: May 12, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: May 15, 2008
Published: May 19, 2008

I. Gasulla and J. Capmany, "1 Tb/s·km Multimode fiber link combining WDM transmission and low-linewidth lasers," Opt. Express 16, 8033-8038 (2008)

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