publication . Conference object . 2016

112 Gb/s sub-cycle 16-QAM Nyquist-SCM for intra-datacenter connectivity

Paraskevas Bakopoulos; Stefanos Dris; Nikolaos Argyris; Christos Spatharakis; Hercules Avramopoulos;
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  • Published: 07 Mar 2016
Abstract
Datacenter traffic is exploding. Ongoing advancements in network infrastructure that ride on Moore’s law are unable to keep up, necessitating the introduction of multiplexing and advanced modulation formats for optical interconnects in order to overcome bandwidth limitations, and scale lane speeds with energy- and cost-efficiency to 100 Gb/s and beyond. While the jury is still out as to how this will be achieved, schemes relying on intensity modulation with direct detection (IM/DD) are regarded as particularly attractive, due to their inherent implementation simplicity. Moreover, the scaling-out of datacenters calls for longer transmission reach exceeding 300 m,...
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free text keywords: Optical Interconnects, sub-carrier modulation, 16-QAM, Nyquist pulse shaping, intra-datacenter connectivity, direct detection, digital equalization, Quadrature amplitude modulation, Digital signal processing, business.industry, business, Optical interconnect, Signal generator, Bandwidth (signal processing), Electronic engineering, Telecommunications, Computer science, Arbitrary waveform generator, Modulation, Multiplexing
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EC| NEPHELE
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NEPHELE
eNd to End scalable and dynamically reconfigurable oPtical arcHitecture for application-awarE SDN cLoud datacentErs
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 645212
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
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