Detection of a 1Tb/s superchannel with a single coherent receiver

    •  Millar, D.S., Lavery, D., Maher, R., Pajovic, M., Koike-Akino, T., Paskov, M., Savory, S.J., Bayvel, P., Thomsen, B.C., Kojima, K., Parsons, K., Alvarado, A., "Detection of a 1Tb/s Superchannel with a Single Coherent Receiver", European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC), DOI: 10.1109/​ECOC.2015.7341618, September 2015, pp. 1-3.
      BibTeX TR2015-108 PDF
      • @inproceedings{Millar2015sep,
      • author = {Millar, D.S. and Lavery, D. and Maher, R. and Pajovic, M. and Koike-Akino, T. and Paskov, M. and Savory, S.J. and Bayvel, P. and Thomsen, B.C. and Kojima, K. and Parsons, K. and Alvarado, A.},
      • title = {Detection of a 1Tb/s Superchannel with a Single Coherent Receiver},
      • booktitle = {European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC)},
      • year = 2015,
      • pages = {1--3},
      • month = sep,
      • doi = {10.1109/ECOC.2015.7341618},
      • url = {}
      • }
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We demonstrate detection of a superchannel with net bit rate in excess of 1 Tb/s with a single coherent receiver. Novel, pilot-aided equalization and carrier recovery algorithms enable detection of an 11 x 10 GBd DP-64QAM Nyquist superchannel (1.32 Tb/s gross bit rate).


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