50.962Tb/s over 11185 km Bi-directional C+L transmission using optimized 32QAM

Shaoliang Zhang, Fatih Yaman, Yue Kai Huang, John D. Downie, Xiaole Sun, Aramais Zakharian, Rostislav Khrapko, William A. Wood, Ivan B. Djordjevic, Eduardo Mateo, Yoshihisa Inada

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An optimized 32QAM (opt32) is designed to improve generalized mutual information over a nonlinear optical channel. A transmission capacity-distance product of 570Pb/s-km based on opt32 is demonstrated using bi-directional C + L-band transmission and adaptive FEC.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationApplications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2017
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781943580279
StatePublished - 2017
EventCLEO: Applications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2017 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 14 2017May 19 2017

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F43-CLEO_AT 2017
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherCLEO: Applications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2017
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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