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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 2 — Jan. 16, 2012
  • pp: 787–793

Experimental demonstration of 1.08 Tb/s PDM CO-SCFDM transmission over 3170 km SSMF

Chunxu Zhao, Yuanxiang Chen, Su Zhang, Juhao Li, Fan Zhang, Lixin Zhu, and Zhangyuan Chen  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 2, pp. 787-793 (2012)

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Coherent optical single-carrier frequency-division-multiplexing (CO-SCFDM) is a promising candidate for future high-speed long-haul optical fiber transmission system. Being a modified form of coherent optical orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (CO-OFDM), the CO-SCFDM can inherit the advantages such as low computation complexity and high flexibility, while suffers less nonlinear impairment due to much lower peak-to-average power ratio (PAPR). In this paper, we experimentally demonstrate 1.08 Tb/s polarization-division multiplexing (PDM) CO-SCFDM transmission over 3170 km standard single-mode fiber (SSMF) with Erbium-doped fiber amplifier (EDFA) only. The back-to-back and nonlinear transmission performances for CO-OFDM and CO-SCFDM are also compared.

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OCIS Codes
(060.1660) Fiber optics and optical communications : Coherent communications
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: September 21, 2011
Revised Manuscript: December 4, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: December 9, 2011
Published: January 3, 2012

Chunxu Zhao, Yuanxiang Chen, Su Zhang, Juhao Li, Fan Zhang, Lixin Zhu, and Zhangyuan Chen, "Experimental demonstration of 1.08 Tb/s PDM CO-SCFDM transmission over 3170 km SSMF," Opt. Express 20, 787-793 (2012)

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