Coding gain of FEC encoded 21.42Gb/s RZ/DQPSK using an electrical differential quaternary precoder

M. Serbay, C Wree, A. Schöplin, C.-J. Weiske, D. Borne, van den, S.L. Jansen, G.D. Khoe, P.M. Krummrich, P. Leisching, W. Rosenkranz

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We report a measured gross coding gain of 6.8dB for 21.42Gb/s RZ-DQPSK using standard FEC in combination with differential precoding. Furthermore we show that RZ-DQPSK has approximately a 2dB higher FEC coding gain than RZ-DPSK.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 31st European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC 2005) 25 - 29 September 2005, Glasgow, Scotland
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherInstitution of Electrical Engineers
PagesWe4P 010-
Publication statusPublished - 2005
Event31st European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC 2005) - Scottish Exhibit Center, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Duration: 25 Sep 200529 Sep 2005
Conference number: 31


Conference31st European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC 2005)
Abbreviated titleECOC 2005
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom

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