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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 17 — Aug. 26, 2013
  • pp: 20417–20422

Five-level polybinary signaling for 10 Gbps data transmission systems

J. J. Vegas Olmos, Lau Frejstrup Suhr, Bomin Li, and I. Tafur Monroy  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 17, pp. 20417-20422 (2013)

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This paper presents a revitalization effort towards exploiting multilevel polybinary signals for spectral efficient data links. Specifically, we present five level polybinary signaling for 10 Gbps signals. By proper coding to avoid error propagation and degeneracy of the bit error rate performance, a 10Gbps polybinary signal is successfully generated employing a 1.8 GHz Bessel filter with an electrical spectral efficiency of 5.5 bit/s/Hz. The experimental results show bit error rate performances below FEC level for transmission in singlemode and dispersion shifted fibers up to 20 km length.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.4080) Fiber optics and optical communications : Modulation
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: June 26, 2013
Revised Manuscript: August 11, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: August 11, 2013
Published: August 22, 2013

J. J. Vegas Olmos, Lau Frejstrup Suhr, Bomin Li, and I. Tafur Monroy, "Five-level polybinary signaling for 10 Gbps data transmission systems," Opt. Express 21, 20417-20422 (2013)

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