Amplifier-less transmission of 56Gbit/s PAM4 over 60km using 25Gbps EML and APD

Kangping Zhong, Xian Zhou, Yiguang Wang, Jiahao Huo, Hongyu Zhang, Li Zeng, Changyuan Yu, Pak Tao Lau, Chao Lu

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In this paper, we experimentally demonstrated 56Gbit/s PAM4 signal optical amplifierless transmissions over a record distance 60km using 25Gbps EML and APD. Compared to PDbased receiver, improvements of 7dB and 50% in terms of receiver sensitivity and transmission distance were achieved.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2017
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
VolumePart F40-OFC 2017
ISBN (Print)9781943580231
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2017
EventOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2017 - Los Angeles, United States
Duration: 19 Mar 201723 Mar 2017


ConferenceOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2017
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityLos Angeles

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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