Abstract

We demonstrate the real-time implementation of a FPGA-based coherent optical OFDM (CO-OFDM) receiver at 2.5-Gsamples/s, which successfully receives a subband of a 54-Gb/s multi-band CO-OFDM signal with a record-low error floor of 3.7x10<sup>-8</sup>.

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