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Long-haul 40 Gb/s RZ-DPSK transmission with long repeater spacing

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13 Author(s)
Cai, J.-X. ; Tyco Telecommun., NJ, USA ; Nissov, M. ; Anderson, W. ; Vaa, M.
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40 Gb/s RZ-DPSK signals were successfully transmitted over 4,920 km with 110 km repeater spacing using only single stage C-band EDFAs. The performance of 40 Gb/s and 10 Gb/s RZ-DPSK was compared. Q-factor fluctuations are an issue for 40 Gb/s systems.

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Optical Fiber Communication Conference, 2006 and the 2006 National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference. OFC 2006

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5-10 March 2006