Constellation expansion and multi-symbol detection for differentially encoded 100G systems

P. Leoni, V.A.J.M. Sleiffer, S. Calabro, B. Lankl

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We propose an approach to differentially encoded 100G transmission that improves both spectral efficiency and OSNR performance over conventional DQPSK-based systems, demonstrating a practical performance beyond the theoretical limit of the conventional approach.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC), 9-13 March 2014, San Francisco, California
Place of PublicationPiscataway
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
ISBN (Print)978-1-5575-2994-7
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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