The performance of a multi-span transmission link compensated with a >75nm broadband discrete Raman amplifier is experimentally evaluated using multiple DP-x-QAM modulation formats over a multi-channel C + L band WDM grid with up to 182 ×50 GHz spaced channels.
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Funding: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EP/M009092/1).
High-capacity multi-span transmission performance characterization of broadband discrete Raman amplifier