43Gbit/s RZ-DQPSK transmission over 1000km of G.652 ultra-low-loss fibre with 250km amplifier spans

M.E. McCarthy, L.M. Gleeson, M.F.C. Stephens, I.D. Phillips, W. Forysiak, C.R. Towery, S. Ten

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Abstract

We demonstrate 40x43Gbit/s RZ-DQPSK transmission over 1000km of ultra-low-loss G.652 fibre with 250km amplifier spacing. Hybrid Raman-EDFA amplification with co- and contra-directional Raman pumping enables 27dB Raman gain per span and error-free post-FEC performance. ©2010 IEEE.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationECOC 2010 – 36th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication
Subtitle of host publicationproceedings
PublisherIEEE
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4244-8534-5
ISBN (Print)978-1-4244-8536-9, 978-1-4244-8535-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Event36th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication - Torino, Italy
Duration: 19 Sep 201023 Sep 2010

Conference

Conference36th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication
Abbreviated titleECOC 2010
Country/TerritoryItaly
CityTorino
Period19/09/1023/09/10

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Keywords

  • amplifier spacing
  • low loss
  • Raman gain
  • Raman pumping
  • optical communication

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