4 Tb/s transmission reach enhancement using 10 × 400 Gb/s super-channels and polarization insensitive dual band optical phase conjugation


In this paper, we experimentally demonstrate the benefit of polarization insensitive dual-band optical phase conjugation for up to ten 400 Gb/s optical super-channels using a Raman amplified transmission link with a realistic span length of 75 km. We demonstrate that the resultant increase in transmission distance may be predicted analytically if the detrimental impacts of power asymmetry and polarization mode dispersion are taken into account.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/JLT.2016.2521430
Dataset DOI: https://doi.org/10.17036/8b015441-c598-4c50-a4c6-6ae62e58ebc7
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Electrical, Electronic & Power Engineering
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Aston Institute of Photonics Technology
Engineering & Applied Sciences
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Systems analytics research institute (SARI)
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Uncontrolled Keywords: channel models,fiber nonlinear optics,optical fiber communication,optical signal processing,Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
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Published Date: 2016-04-15
Published Online Date: 2016-01-24
Accepted Date: 2016-01-10
Submitted Date: 2015-09-01
Authors: Ellis, Andrew D. ( 0000-0002-0417-0547)
Tan, Mingming ( 0000-0002-0822-8160)
Iqbal, Md Asif ( 0000-0001-7267-5865)
Al-Khateeb, Mohammad Ahmad Zaki ( 0000-0002-1367-6777)
Gordienko, Vladimir ( 0000-0002-9141-828X)
Saavedra Mondaca, Gabriel
Fabbri, Simon ( 0000-0003-1858-4211)
Stephens, Marc F.C. ( 0000-0002-6533-1893)
McCarthy, Mary E. ( 0000-0002-1348-1574)
Perentos, Andreas
Phillips, Ian David ( 0000-0002-2776-8939)
Lavery, Domaniç
Liga, Gabriele
Maher, Robert
Harper, Paul ( 0000-0002-9495-9911)
Doran, Nick ( 0000-0001-8309-8805)
Turitsyn, Sergei K. ( 0000-0003-0101-3834)
Sygletos, Stylianos ( 0000-0003-2063-8733)
Bayvel, Polina



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