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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 2006
  • pp: 3767–3775

Orthogonal frequency division multiplexing for high-speed optical transmission

Ivan B. Djordjevic and Bane Vasic  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 9, pp. 3767-3775 (2006)

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Optical Orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OOFDM) is shown to outperform RZ-OOK transmission in high-speed optical communications systems in terms of transmission distance and spectral efficiency. The OOFDM in combination with the subcarrier multiplexing offers a significant improvement in spectral efficiency of at least 2.9 bits/s/Hz.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(060.4080) Fiber optics and optical communications : Modulation
(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: January 3, 2006
Revised Manuscript: April 11, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: April 15, 2006
Published: May 1, 2006

Ivan B. Djordjevic and Bane Vasic, "Orthogonal frequency division multiplexing for high-speed optical transmission," Opt. Express 14, 3767-3775 (2006)

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