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Analysis of Transmission Impairments on Terabit Aggregate PONs

Reis, J.D. ; Shahpari, A. ; Ferreira, RMF ; Guiomar, F. P. ; Neves, D. ; Pinto, A. N. ; Teixeira, A.

Analysis of Transmission Impairments on Terabit Aggregate PONs , Proc OSA Optical Fiber Communications - OFC, Anaheim, United States, Vol. CD, pp. OM2A5 - --, March, 2013.

Digital Object Identifier: 10.1364/OFC.2013.OM2A.5

Abstract
We analyze the transmission limitations of coherent optical access networks transporting over Terabit data rates with high-order QAM modulation. Additionally, we experimentally demonstrate the coexistence of 16×1.25 Gb/s–QPSK with 10 Gb/s–NRZ considering guard bands ≤200 GHz.