Real time 100 Gbit/s electrical Nyquist WDM transmitter

A.D. Ellis, M.E. McCarthy, D. Lavery, N. MacSuibhne, S. Sygletos, S. Savory, B. Thomsen, R. Killey, P. Bayvel, P. Harper

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We demonstrate the use of passive electrical filters to produce high quality spectrally-shaped 29 Gbaud WDM signals with a 20 dB bandwidth of 32 GHz, a roll-off of 4.8 dB/GHz and a required OSNR of 12.1 dB.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationICTON 2014 : 16th international conference on transparent optical networks
EditorsMarek Jaworski, Marian Marciniak
Place of PublicationWarsaw (PL)
PublisherNational Institute of Telecommunications
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4799-5601-2
ISBN (Print)978-1-4799-5600-5
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Event16th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks - Graz, Austria
Duration: 6 Jul 201410 Jul 2014


Conference16th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks
Abbreviated titleICTON 2014

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Funding: European Communities 7th Framework Programme (Grant 318415-FOX-C), EPSRC (Grant EP/J017582/1-UNLOC), and The Royal Society (Grant WM120035-TEST).


  • modulation formats
  • wavelength division multiplexing


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