Nonlinear Mitigation of a 400G Frequency-Hybrid Superchannel for the 62.5-GHz Slot

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Sofia B. Amado; Fernando P. Guiomar; Nelson J. Muga; Antonino Nespola; Luca Bertignono; Andrea Carena; Armando N. Pinto;
  • Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Journal: Journal of Lightwave Technology,volume 35,issue 18,pages3,963-3,973 (issn: 0733-8724, eissn: 1558-2213)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1109/jlt.2017.2724504
  • Subject: optical communication systems, digital signal processing, superchannels, digital backpropagation, 400G.

We propose a 400G frequency-hybrid superchannel solution based on three carriers, two edge PM-16QAM and a central PM-64QAM carrier, compatible with the 62.5 GHz grid slot (spectral efficiency of 6.4 b/s/Hz). The proposed superchannel is experimentally assessed in long-h... View more
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