A comparison between SSMF and large-Aeff pure-silica core fiber for ultra long-haul 100G transmission

V.A.J.M. Sleiffer, D. Van Den Borne, M. Kuschnerov, V. Veljanovski, M. Hirano, Y. Yamamoto, T. Sasaki, S.L. Jansen, H. De Waardt

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Abstract

We compare the transmission performance of 112-Gb/s POLMUX-QPSK modulation over large-Aeff Pure-Silica core fiber and SSMF using EDFA-only amplification. The higher nonlinear threshold of the large-Aeff fiber allows for a 40% improvement in transmission distance.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 37th European Conference and Exposition on Optical Communications (ECOC 2011), 12-22 September 2011, Geneva, Switzerland
Place of PublicationWashington, D.C.
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
PagesMo.2.B.6-1/3
ISBN (Print)978-1-55752-931-2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2011
Event37th European Conference on Optical Communication and Exhibition, (ECOC 2011) - Geneva, Switzerland
Duration: 18 Sep 201122 Sep 2011
Conference number: 37

Conference

Conference37th European Conference on Optical Communication and Exhibition, (ECOC 2011)
Abbreviated titleECOC 2011
Country/TerritorySwitzerland
CityGeneva
Period18/09/1122/09/11
OtherEuropean Conference on Optical Communication

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