Transmission of 1.63-Tb/s PDM-16QAM unique-word DFT-spread OFDM signal over 1,010-km SSMF

@article{Li2012TransmissionO1,
  title={Transmission of 1.63-Tb/s PDM-16QAM unique-word DFT-spread OFDM signal over 1,010-km SSMF},
  author={An Li and Xi Chen and Guanjun Gao and Abdullah A. Amin and William Shieh and Brian S. Krongold},
  journal={OFC/NFOEC},
  year={2012},
  pages={1-3}
}
We demonstrate transmission of 1.63-Tb/s PDM-16QAM unique-word DFT-spread OFDM signal over 1,010-km SSMF with 80-km span length and EDFA-only amplification. We find a 20 % reach improvement of DFT-spread OFDM over conventional OFDM.