Correlations between optimal temporal width and spectral characteristics of an optical signal in a wavelength-paired CS-RZ transmission with high spectral efficiency

R.S. Bhamber*, V. Mezentsev, S.K. Turitsyn

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We examine the correlations between the parameters of ultra-narrow off-centred filtering and pulse width on the performance of a wavelength paired Nx40Gbit/s DWDM transmission, consisting of carrier suppressed return-to-zero signal with 0.64 bit/s/Hz (without polarization-division multiplexing) spectral efficiency. © 2004 Optical Society of America.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4007-4012
Number of pages6
JournalOptics Express
Issue number17
Publication statusPublished - 23 Aug 2004


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