In this paper, we experimentally demonstrate the benefit of polarization insensitive dual-band optical phase conjugation for up to ten 400 Gb/s optical super-channels using a Raman amplified transmission link with a realistic span length of 75 km. We demonstrate that the resultant increase in transmission distance may be predicted analytically if the detrimental impacts of power asymmetry and polarization mode dispersion are taken into account.
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Funding: EC 7FP [Grant 318415(FOX-C)]; EPSRC [EP/J017582/1, EP/L000091/1 and EP/J009709/1 (UNLOC, PEACE and FOPA]; Marie Curie Action [Grant 608099 (ICONE)]; and The Royal Society (WM120035-TEST).
- channel models
- fiber nonlinear optics
- optical fiber communication
- optical signal processing
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4 Tbit/s transmission reach enhancement using 10x400 Gbit/s super-channels and polarization insensitive dual band optical phase conjugation
Ellis, A. (Creator), Tan, M. (Data Collector), Iqbal, M. A. (Contributor), Al-Khateeb, M. (Contributor), Gordienko, V. (Contributor), Saavedra M, G. (Contributor), Fabbri, S. (Contributor), Stephens, M. F. (Contributor), McCarthy, M. E. (Contributor), Perentos, A. (Contributor), Phillips, I. (Data Collector), Lavery, D. (Contributor), Liga, G. (Contributor), Maher, R. (Contributor), Harper, P. (Contributor), Doran, N. (Supervisor), Turitsyn, S. (Supervisor), Sygletos, S. (Contributor) & Bayvel, P. (Supervisor), Aston Data Explorer, 5 Oct 2015