Experimental demonstrations of 20 Gbit/s direct-detection optical OFDM and 12 Gbit/s with a colorless transmitter

Brendon J C Schmidt, Arthur James Lowery, Jean Armstrong

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We show experimentally that optical orthogonal frequency division multiplexing using a simple direct-detection receiver can post-compensate for dispersion in 320km of SMF28e fiber at 20 Gbit/s. We also demonstrate a colorless transmitter at 12 Gbit/s.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2007
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)1557528306, 9781557528308
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2007
EventOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2007 - Anaheim, CA, United States of America
Duration: 25 Mar 200725 Mar 2007

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2007
CountryUnited States of America
CityAnaheim, CA

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