Abstract

We demonstrate the record total capacity of 69.1 Tb/s with a spectral efficiency of 6.4 b/s/Hz by employing 21.4-Gbaud 16-QAM modulation, blind digital coherent detection, and 10.8-THz ultra-wideband amplification in the C- and extended L-bands.

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