High spectral efficiency phase and quadrature amplitude modulation for optical fiber transmission — configurations, trends, and reach

  • Matthias Seimetz
  • Published 2009 in 2009 35th European Conference on Optical Communication


Catering to the current interest in high-order modulation formats, this paper discusses possible transmitter configurations and receiver concepts. Moreover, the major trends in system performance are identified, regarding relevant degradation effects and transmission reach.


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