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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 26 — Dec. 10, 2012
  • pp: B439–B444

Single channel and WDM transmission of 28 Gbaud zero-guard-interval CO-OFDM

Qunbi Zhuge, Mohamed Morsy-Osman, Mohammad E. Mousa-Pasandi, Xian Xu, Mathieu Chagnon, Ziad A. El-Sahn, Chen Chen, and David V. Plant  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 26, pp. B439-B444 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.00B439


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Abstract

We report on the experimental demonstration of single channel 28 Gbaud QPSK and 16-QAM zero-guard-interval (ZGI) CO-OFDM transmission with only 1.34% overhead for OFDM processing. The achieved transmission distance is 5120 km for QPSK assuming a 7% forward error correction (FEC) overhead, and 1280 km for 16-QAM assuming a 20% FEC overhead. We also demonstrate the improved tolerance of ZGI CO-OFDM to residual inter-symbol interference compared to reduced-guard-interval (RGI) CO-OFDM. In addition, we report an 8-channel wavelength-division multiplexing (WDM) transmission of 28 Gbaud QPSK ZGI CO-OFDM signals over 4160 km.

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OCIS Codes
(060.1660) Fiber optics and optical communications : Coherent communications
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications

ToC Category:
Transmission Systems and Network Elements

History
Original Manuscript: October 1, 2012
Revised Manuscript: November 2, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: November 4, 2012
Published: November 30, 2012

Virtual Issues
European Conference on Optical Communication 2012 (2012) Optics Express

Citation
Qunbi Zhuge, Mohamed Morsy-Osman, Mohammad E. Mousa-Pasandi, Xian Xu, Mathieu Chagnon, Ziad A. El-Sahn, Chen Chen, and David V. Plant, "Single channel and WDM transmission of 28 Gbaud zero-guard-interval CO-OFDM," Opt. Express 20, B439-B444 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-26-B439


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