50 GHz Spaced 4 × 40 Gbit/s WDM Transmission over 700 km Using 6 ps Bandlimited RZ Signals
Mousaab M. Nahas
DOI: 10.4236/opj.2011.13023   PDF   HTML     3,260 Downloads   6,767 Views   Citations


In this paper, we present 50 GHz spaced 4 ×40 Gbit/s WDM transmission over 700 km using SMF-based Effective Area Enlarged Positive Dispersion Fiber in a recirculating loop. The paper uses bandlimited RZ signals and shows that transmission distance of 700 km can be achieved with BER ≤ 10-9 using 6 ps pulsewidth for each data signal. To attain this, optical filters with sharp transmission characteristics are used in both transmitter and receiver. The results demonstrated in this paper are based on simulation, and the author believes the propagation distance reached in the paper is the longest distance achieved for such system.

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M. Nahas, "50 GHz Spaced 4 × 40 Gbit/s WDM Transmission over 700 km Using 6 ps Bandlimited RZ Signals," Optics and Photonics Journal, Vol. 1 No. 3, 2011, pp. 137-141. doi: 10.4236/opj.2011.13023.

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