Unrepeatered 240-km 64-QAM transmission using distributed raman amplification over SMF fiber

Abstract

We present a theoretical and experimental investigation of unrepeatered transmission over standard single-mode fiber (SMF-28) using several schemes of distributed Raman amplification, including first, second, and dual order. In order to further extend the transmission distance, we utilize advanced bidirectional higher-order ultra-long Raman fiber laser-based amplification, where we use fiber Bragg gratings (FBGs) to reflect Stokes-shifted light from the secondary pumps. Our work demonstrates the possibility of transmission up to 240-km span length with a total span loss of 52.7 dB. Here, we use a 28-Gbaud signal using a 64-quadrature amplitude modulation (QAM) modulation format. Our results highlight the contribution of nonlinear compensation using digital back propagation in a digital signal processor (DSP) code at the receiver.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/app10041433
Divisions: College of Engineering & Physical Sciences > Aston Institute of Photonics Technology (AIPT)
College of Engineering & Physical Sciences
Additional Information: This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited
Uncontrolled Keywords: Digital backpropagation,Distributed raman amplification,Unrepeatered 64-QAM transmission,Materials Science(all),Instrumentation,Engineering(all),Process Chemistry and Technology,Computer Science Applications,Fluid Flow and Transfer Processes
Publication ISSN: 2076-3417
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PURE Output Type: Article
Published Date: 2020-02-20
Accepted Date: 2020-02-17
Authors: Rosa, P.
Rizzelli, G.
Pang, X.
Ozolins, O.
Udalcovs, A.
Tan, M. (ORCID Profile 0000-0002-0822-8160)
Jaworski, M.
Marciniak, M.
Sergeyev, S. (ORCID Profile 0000-0002-1515-5019)
Schatz, R.
Jacobsen, G.
Popov, S.
Ania-Castañón, J. D.

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