4 Tbit/s transmission reach enhancement using 10x400 Gbit/s super-channels and polarization insensitive dual band optical phase conjugation

Ellis, Andrew and Tan, Mingming and Iqbal, Asif and Al-Khateeb, Mohammad and Gordienko, Vladimir and Saavedra, Gabriel and Fabbri, Simon and Stephens, Marc and McCarthy, Mary and Perentos, Andreas and Phillips, Ian and Lavery, Domanic and Liga, Gabriele and Maher, Robert and Harper, Paul and Doran, Nick and Turitsyn, Sergei and Sygletos, Stylianos and Bayvel, Polina (2015) 4 Tbit/s transmission reach enhancement using 10x400 Gbit/s super-channels and polarization insensitive dual band optical phase conjugation. [Data Collection]

Collection Method

The data sets collated in the first 12 worksheets comprise the BER measurements of the experiment reported in the associated papers, along with selected optical spectra. Each data point is reported as a mean and a peak to peak range, obtained from 5 individual oscilloscope captures using the signal processing software described in reference 41. Each worksheet shows the same information for a different configuration of the number of superchannels (or conventional channels). Worksheet titles indicate the centre of the band who's measurement results are reported (transmitter optimised for this band) and the number of superchannels used. The first spreadsheet (193T WDM) uses a single sub-channel in place of the 400 Gbit/s super-channels. An additional worksheet reports the Raman OTDR measurement data The worksheets show, to the left of the solid blocked out column - performance without OPC, and to the right - performance with OPC. Presented results are (from top to bottom); A power sweep at the estimated transmission reach used to optimise the launch power, a measurement of the central superchannel as a function of transmission distance, and a measurement of the performance of each superchannel at the maximum reach where all superchannels were found to be operating below the FEC threshold. In addition, typical optical spectra at two transmission reaches are reported. Note, for a given worksheet results with OPC are of course frequency shifted from the without-OPC results.


Type of Data: Dataset
Divisions: Engineering and Applied Science > Institute of Photonics
Data Publisher: Aston University
Funders: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, Marie Curie Action, The Royal Society, European Commision FP7
Grant number: EP/J017582/1, EP/L000091/1, EP/J009709/1, 608099, WM120035, 318415
Keywords: channel models, fiber nonlinear optics, optical fiber communication, optical signal processing
Geographic coverage: Birmingham, United Kingdom
Statement on legal, ethical and access issues: There are no legal, ethical or access issues regarding this dataset
Date Made Available: 5 October 2015
Date Type: Publication
Collection period:
25 August 201525 August 2015
Identification Number: 10.17036/8b015441-c598-4c50-a4c6-6ae62e58ebc7
Publication URL: http://publications.aston.ac.uk/28972/


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