Modulation order and code rate optimisation for digital coherent transceivers using generalised mutual information

R. Maher, A. Alvarado, D. Lavery, P. Bayvel

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Abstract

We experimentally demonstrate that generalised mutual information can be used as a design rule to select the optimal modulation order and code rate for SNR limited DP-mQAM transceivers. FEC overheads between 9% and 194% are shown to maximise spectral efficiency.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEuropean Conf. Optical Communication (ECOC) 2015
Place of PublicationPiscataway
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Pages1-3
ISBN (Electronic)978-8-4608-1741-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2015
Event41st European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC 2015) - Feria Valencia Convention and Exhibition Centre , Valencia, Spain
Duration: 27 Sep 20151 Oct 2015
Conference number: 41
http://www.ecoc2015.org/modules.php?name=webstructure&idwebstructure=1

Conference

Conference41st European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC 2015)
Abbreviated titleECOC 2015
Country/TerritorySpain
CityValencia
Period27/09/151/10/15
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