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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 16 — Aug. 2, 2010
  • pp: 16883–16889

428-Gb/s single-channel coherent optical OFDM transmission over 960-km SSMF with constellation expansion and LDPC coding

Qi Yang, Abdullah Al Amin, Xi Chen, Yiran Ma, Simin Chen, and William Shieh  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 16, pp. 16883-16889 (2010)

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High-order modulation formats and advanced error correcting codes (ECC) are two promising techniques for improving the performance of ultrahigh-speed optical transport networks. In this paper, we present record receiver sensitivity for 107 Gb/s CO-OFDM transmission via constellation expansion to 16-QAM and rate-1/2 LDPC coding. We also show the single-channel transmission of a 428-Gb/s CO-OFDM signal over 960-km standard-single-mode-fiber (SSMF) without Raman amplification.

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OCIS Codes
(060.1660) Fiber optics and optical communications : Coherent communications

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: April 1, 2010
Revised Manuscript: May 23, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: June 7, 2010
Published: July 26, 2010

Qi Yang, Abdullah Al Amin, Xi Chen, Yiran Ma, Simin Chen, and William Shieh, "428-Gb/s single-channel coherent optical OFDM transmission over 960-km SSMF with constellation expansion and LDPC coding," Opt. Express 18, 16883-16889 (2010)

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