Abstract

We investigate transmission of 112 Gb/s PM-QPSK signals over 50 μm core diameter OM3 multimode fiber using the center launch approach. We demonstrate successful transmission of 16 DWDM channels over a distance of 635 km for a capacity-distance product of 1016 Tb/s-km. The limiting impairment appears due to mode coupling and multipath interference effects.

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2009

2008

Z. Tong, Q. Yang, Y. Ma, and W. Shieh, “21.4 Gbit/s transmission over 200 km multimode fibre using coherent optical OFDM,” Electron. Lett. 44(23), 1373–1374 (2008).
[CrossRef]

I. Gasulla and J. Capmany, “1 Tb/s x km multimode fiber link combining WDM transmission and low-linewidth lasers,” Opt. Express 16(11), 8033–8038 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2006

S. S.-H. Yam and F. Achten, “Single wavelength 40 Gbit/s transmission over 3.4km broad wavelength window multimode fibre,” Electron. Lett. 42(10), 592–594 (2006).
[CrossRef]

2005

Achten, F.

S. S.-H. Yam and F. Achten, “Single wavelength 40 Gbit/s transmission over 3.4km broad wavelength window multimode fibre,” Electron. Lett. 42(10), 592–594 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Awadalla, A.

Capmany, J.

Chang, S. H.

Chung, H. S.

Chung, Y. C.

Gasulla, I.

Horowitz, M. A.

Kahn, J. M.

Kim, K.

Krause, D. J.

Laperle, C.

Ma, Y.

Y. Ma, Y. Tang, and W. Shieh, “107 Gbit/s transmission over multimode fibre with coherent optical OFDM using centre launching technique,” Electron. Lett. 45(16), 848–849 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Z. Tong, Q. Yang, Y. Ma, and W. Shieh, “21.4 Gbit/s transmission over 200 km multimode fibre using coherent optical OFDM,” Electron. Lett. 44(23), 1373–1374 (2008).
[CrossRef]

O’Sullivan, M.

Roberts, K.

Shen, X.

Shieh, W.

Y. Ma, Y. Tang, and W. Shieh, “107 Gbit/s transmission over multimode fibre with coherent optical OFDM using centre launching technique,” Electron. Lett. 45(16), 848–849 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Z. Tong, Q. Yang, Y. Ma, and W. Shieh, “21.4 Gbit/s transmission over 200 km multimode fibre using coherent optical OFDM,” Electron. Lett. 44(23), 1373–1374 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Sim, D. H.

Sun, H.

Takushima, Y.

Tang, Y.

Y. Ma, Y. Tang, and W. Shieh, “107 Gbit/s transmission over multimode fibre with coherent optical OFDM using centre launching technique,” Electron. Lett. 45(16), 848–849 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Tong, Z.

Z. Tong, Q. Yang, Y. Ma, and W. Shieh, “21.4 Gbit/s transmission over 200 km multimode fibre using coherent optical OFDM,” Electron. Lett. 44(23), 1373–1374 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Wu, K.-T.

Yam, S. S.-H.

S. S.-H. Yam and F. Achten, “Single wavelength 40 Gbit/s transmission over 3.4km broad wavelength window multimode fibre,” Electron. Lett. 42(10), 592–594 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Yang, Q.

Z. Tong, Q. Yang, Y. Ma, and W. Shieh, “21.4 Gbit/s transmission over 200 km multimode fibre using coherent optical OFDM,” Electron. Lett. 44(23), 1373–1374 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Electron. Lett.

S. S.-H. Yam and F. Achten, “Single wavelength 40 Gbit/s transmission over 3.4km broad wavelength window multimode fibre,” Electron. Lett. 42(10), 592–594 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Z. Tong, Q. Yang, Y. Ma, and W. Shieh, “21.4 Gbit/s transmission over 200 km multimode fibre using coherent optical OFDM,” Electron. Lett. 44(23), 1373–1374 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Y. Ma, Y. Tang, and W. Shieh, “107 Gbit/s transmission over multimode fibre with coherent optical OFDM using centre launching technique,” Electron. Lett. 45(16), 848–849 (2009).
[CrossRef]

J. Lightwave Technol.

Opt. Express

Opt. Lett.

Other

J. D. Downie, J. E. Hurley, J. Cartledge, S. R. Bickham, and S. Mishra, “Transmission of 112 Gb/s PM-QPSK signals over 7200 km of Optical Fiber with Very Large Effective Area and Ultra-Low Loss in 100 km Spans with EDFAs Only,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC) and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (NFOEC) (Optical Society of America, Washington, DC, 2011), paper OMI6.

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Figures (7)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

DMD measurement results for OM3 MMF fiber using 6.2 ps long pulses at 1550 nm.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Experimental set-up of straight-line configuration for basic OSNR sensitivity measurements.

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Fig. 3

Experimental set-up of DWDM transmission system with re-circulating loop.

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Fig. 4

(a) BER vs. OSNR for different span lengths of OM3 multimode fiber with DFB laser. (b) BER vs. OSNR for a continuous 70.6 km span and a 70.6 km span comprised of two 35.3 km pieces of multimode fiber with 5 m of single-mode fiber in between. (c) Comparison of performance for DFB and ECL for 70.6 km transmission.

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Fig. 5

(a) BER vs. channel launch power. (b) OSNR and 20log(Q) vs. distance for the 8 channel 50 GHz system with 4 dBm/channel launch power.

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Fig. 6

(a) Q values for 16 channels after 635 km of MMF. (b) X and Y constellations for 1550.92 nm channel.

Fig. 7
Fig. 7

(a) BER vs. OSNR for MMF transmission at different distances (4 dBm/channel) and back-to-back. (b) BER vs. OSNR for MMF transmission at 565 km and back-to-back.

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