Abstract

Employing PDM-RZ-8QAM modulation, digital coherent detection and EDFA-only amplification, we demonstrate 25 GHz-spaced, 320x114Gb/s DWDM transmission through seven spans of ultra-low-loss fiber (average span length/loss of 82.8 km/14.6 dB) with a record capacity of 32Tb/s.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

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