Yannis Benlachtar, Philip M. Watts, Rachid Bouziane, Peter A. Milder, Robert Koutsoyannis, James C. Hoe, Markus Püschel, Madeleine Glick and Robert I. Killey (Proc. European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC), pp. 1-2, 2009)
21.4 GS/s Real-Time DSP-Based Optical OFDM Signal Generation and Transmission Over 1600 km of Uncompensated Fibre
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We report a real-time optical OFDM transmitter with the highest sampling rate to date. Generation and transmission of an 8.36 Gb/s digitally up-converted single sideband OFDM signal over 1600km of uncompensated fiber with a BER < 10-3 was achieved.