Abstract

Optical quadrature amplitude modulation (QAM) is experimentally demonstrated with a low-complexity modulator based on a semiconductor optical amplifier and electroabsorption modulator. Flexible amplitude/phase format transmission is achieved. The applicability of octary QAM for coherent optical access networks with sustainable 3  Gb/s per-user bandwidth is investigated for a long reach of 100 km, and its compatibility with a potentially high split is verified.

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2011 (1)

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L. Occhi, L. Schares, and G. Guekos, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 9, 788 (2003).
[CrossRef]

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Avramopoulos, H.

S. Dris, I. Lazarou, P. Bakopoulos, and H. Avramopoulos, in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper OTu2G.4.

Bakopoulos, P.

S. Dris, I. Lazarou, P. Bakopoulos, and H. Avramopoulos, in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper OTu2G.4.

Beleffi, G. M. T.

Bonada, F.

Borghesani, A.

Brenot, R.

Chanclou, P.

Chang, Y.

Charbonnier, B.

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Costa, L.

Davey, R. P.

de Valicourt, G.

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S. Dris, I. Lazarou, P. Bakopoulos, and H. Avramopoulos, in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper OTu2G.4.

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Fabrega, J. M.

B. Schrenk, J. M. Fabrega, C. Kazmierski, J. A. Lazaro, and J. Prat, in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper OThK1.

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Foschini, G. J.

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Kazmierski, C.

Kim, B. W.

Kim, J. H.

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Krimmel, H. G.

Lazaro, J. A.

Lazarou, I.

S. Dris, I. Lazarou, P. Bakopoulos, and H. Avramopoulos, in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper OTu2G.4.

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Lealman, I.

Lee, H. H.

Lee, J. H.

Lee, S. H.

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Lopez, E.

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Moodie, D. G.

Naughton, A.

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Poustie, A.

Prat, J.

Rogers, D.

Rohde, H.

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Smolorz, S.

S. Smolorz, H. Rohde, E. Gottwald, D. Smith, and A. Poustie, in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper PDPD4.

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Sung, B. H.

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Zhou, X.

J. Yu, X. Zhou, and M. F. Huang, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 21, 1299 (2009).
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IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. (1)

L. Occhi, L. Schares, and G. Guekos, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 9, 788 (2003).
[CrossRef]

IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. (1)

J. Yu, X. Zhou, and M. F. Huang, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 21, 1299 (2009).
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J. Lightwave Technol. (4)

Opt. Express (1)

Other (5)

T. Duong, N. Genay, P. Chanclou, B. Charbonnier, A. Pizzinat, and R. Brenot, in 34th European Conference on Optical Communication (IEEE, 2008), paper Th.3.F.1.

S. Smolorz, H. Rohde, E. Gottwald, D. Smith, and A. Poustie, in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper PDPD4.

S. P. Jung, Y. Takushima, and Y. C. Chung, in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper OTuB3.

B. Schrenk, J. M. Fabrega, C. Kazmierski, J. A. Lazaro, and J. Prat, in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper OThK1.

S. Dris, I. Lazarou, P. Bakopoulos, and H. Avramopoulos, in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper OTu2G.4.

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