Abstract

A highest speed 12.1 Gb/s real-time OFDM transmitter is reported with optimized Q-factor (Q=22.3dB). Statistical performance measurements using BER testing prove similar error distributions for 2<sup>31</sup>-1 PRBS data at fibers linear and nonlinear transmission regime.

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