Conference Proceedings

Unique-word DFT-spread OFDM for ultra-high speed optical transmission

X Chen, A Li, G Gao, AA Amin, W Shieh

Technical Digest - 2012 17th Opto-Electronics and Communications Conference, OECC 2012 | Published : 2012


We present the principle and experimental demonstration of Unique-word DFT-Spread OFDM transmission. The results show that the 1-Tb/s UW-DFTS-4QAM-OFDM signal can be transmitted over 8,000-km SSMF, with 0.6-dB Q-factor improvement compare with the conventional OFDM. © 2012 IEEE.