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14:00 - 15:30

Salle Esterel

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PD.1

PD.1 Postdeadline Paper

chair : Raul Munoz, Centre technologic de telecommunicacions de catalunya, Spain

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Experimental Demonstration of Dynamic Flexible Bandwidth Optical Data Center Network with All-to-All Interconnectivity

Zheng Cao - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Davis, Davis, USA Roberto Proietti - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Davis, Davis, USA Matthew Clements - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Davis, Davis, USA S.J.B. Yoo - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Davis, Davis, USA

For the first time, we experimentally demonstrate rapid and flexible bandwidth adjustment in an optically interconnected data center network with hot spots. Experiments show 1.77x throughput increase for hotspot links and 23% improvement in energy efficiency for the entire network.

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First Demonstration of All-Optical Programmable SDM/TDM Intra Data Centre and WDM Inter-DCN Communication

Shuangyi Yan - High Performance Networks Group, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK Emilio Hugues-Salas - High Performance Networks Group, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK Victor Rancano - Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK Shu Yi - High Performance Networks Group, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK George Saridis - High Performance Networks Group, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK Bijan Rofoee - High Performance Networks Group, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK Yan Yan - High Performance Networks Group, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK Adaranijo Peters - High Performance Networks Group, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK Saurabh Jain - Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK Timothy May-Smith - Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK Periklis Petropoulos - Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK David Richardson - Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK Georgios Zervas - High Performance Networks Group, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK Dimitra Simeonidou - High Performance Networks Group, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK

We successfully demonstrate a flat-structured DCN powered by large-port-count fibre-switch-based OCS, PLZT-switch enabled TDM and MEFs supported SDM. The inter-DCN ToR-to-ToR direct optical connections are setup through metro/core networks using all-optical SDM/WDM converters.

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First demonstration of ultra-low-energy hierarchical multi-granular optical path network dynamically controlled through NSI-CS for video related applications

Junya Kurumida - AIST NPRC, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan Kiyo Ishii - AIST NPRC, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan Shigeyuki Yanagimachi - NEC Corporation, Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan Hitoshi Takeshita - NEC Corporation, Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan Akio Tajima - NEC Corporation, Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan Kiyoshi Fukuchi - NEC Corporation, Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan Hiroyuki Honma - Fujitsu Limited, Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan Wataru Odashima - Fujitsu Limited, Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan Hiroshi Onaka - Fujitsu Limited, Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan Ken Tanizawa - AIST NPRC, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan Keijiro Suzuki - AIST NPRC, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan Satoshi Suda - AIST NPRC, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan Kazuhiko Ikeda - AIST NPRC, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan Hitoshi Kawashima - AIST NPRC, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan Hisato Uetsuka - AIST NPRC, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan Hiroyuki Matsuura - AIST NPRC, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan Haruhiko Kuwatsuka - AIST NPRC, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan Ken-Ichi Sato - AIST NPRC, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan - Nagoya University, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan Tomohiro Kudoh - AIST ITRI, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan Shu Namiki - AIST NPRC, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

We developed ODU-XC, CDC-ROADM, and silicon photonics switch, and built an eight-node network capable of 90Tbps based on NSI-CS standard protocol. Its energy consumption was orders of magnitude lower than that achievable with IP routers.

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40-Gb/s TDM-PON over 42 km with 64-way Power Split using a Binary Direct Detection Receiver

Doutje van Veen - Bell-Labs Alcatel Lucent, Murray Hill, NJ, USA Vincent Houtsma - Bell-Labs Alcatel Lucent, Murray Hill, NJ, USA Alan Gnauck - Bell-Labs/Alcatel Lucent, Holmdel, NJ, USA Patrick Iannone - Bell-Labs Alcatel Lucent, Murray Hill, NJ, USA

We demonstrate a 40-Gbps TDM-PON over a 42-km, 64-split fiber plant using optical duobinary modulation. Experimental results show that our architecture supports 31 dB of power budget for a differential reach of 26 km at 1550 nm without DSP.

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Demonstration of World's First Few-Mode GPON

Cen Xia - America Research Center, Huawei Technologies, Bridgewater, NJ, USA - CREOL, The College of Optics & Photonics, Univ. of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA Naresh Chand - America Research Center, Huawei Technologies, Bridgewater, NJ, USA A.M. Velazquez-Benitez - CREOL, The College of Optics & Photonics, Univ. of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA Xiang Liu - America Research Center, Huawei Technologies, Bridgewater, NJ, USA Jose-Enrique Antonio-Lopez - CREOL, The College of Optics & Photonics, Univ. of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA He Wen - CREOL, The College of Optics & Photonics, Univ. of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA Benyuan Zhu - OFS Laboratories, Somerset, NJ, USA Frank Effenberger - America Research Center, Huawei Technologies, Bridgewater, NJ, USA Rodrigo Amezcua-Correa - CREOL, The College of Optics & Photonics, Univ. of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA Guifang Li - CREOL, The College of Optics & Photonics, Univ. of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA - College of Precision Instrument and Opto-Electronic Engineering, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China

We demonstrate the first few-mode-fiber based passive optical network, effectively utilizing mode multiplexing to eliminate combining loss for upstream traffic. Error-free performance has been achieved for 20-km 3-mode transmission in a commercial GPON system carrying live Ethernet traffic.

14:00 - 15:30

Auditorium A

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PD.2 Postdeadline Paper

chair : Salvador Sales, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain

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Long-Haul (3465 km) Transmission of a 10 GBd QPSK Signal with Low Noise Phase-Sensitive In-Line Amplification

Samuel Olsson - Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden Carl Lundstrom - Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden Magnus Karlsson - Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden Peter Andrekson - Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden

We report the first use of low noise in-line phase-sensitive amplifiers in a long-haul circulating loop experiment. A reach extension of 200% compared to using EDFAs is observed with a 10 GBd QPSK signal.

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High Output Power and Narrow Linewidth Silicon Photonic Hybrid Ring-Filter External Cavity Wavelength Tunable Lasers

Kenji Sato - NEC Yamanashi Ltd., Otsuki, Yamanashi, Japan Naoki Kobayashi - NEC Yamanashi Ltd., Otsuki, Yamanashi, Japan Masahiko Namiwaka - NEC Yamanashi Ltd., Otsuki, Yamanashi, Japan Keisuke Yamamoto - NEC Corporation, Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan Tomohiro Kita - Tohoku University, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan Hirohito Yamada - Tohoku University, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan Hiroyuki Yamazaki - NEC Yamanashi Ltd., Otsuki, Yamanashi, Japan

Si-Photonic Hybrid Ring-filter External Cavity (SHREC) wavelength tunable lasers by passive alignment techniques with over 100-mW fiber-coupled power and linewidth narrower than 15 kHz long the whole C-band are demonstrated. Obtained results show excellent features of Si-photonics toward commercial products.

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Hybrid Silicon Photonic Circuits and Transceiver for 56Gb/s NRZ 2.2km Transmission over Single Mode Fiber

Gilles Denoyer - Finisar Corporation, Sunnyvale, CA, USA Alan Chen - Finisar Corporation, Sunnyvale, CA, USA Bryan Park - Finisar Corporation, Sunnyvale, CA, USA Yuxin Zhou - Finisar Corporation, Sunnyvale, CA, USA Antonio Santipo - STMicrolectronics, Agrate, Italy Riccardo Russo - STMicrolectronics, Agrate, Italy

Using hybrid integration of electronics and silicon photonics ICs, we demonstrate the generation and detection of up to 56Gb/s NRZ optical signals over 2km SMF at 1310nm. The link operates error free at 40Gb/s and under 1e-5 BER at 56Gb/s.

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Experimental Demonstration of Ultra-Low-Power Single Polarization 56 Gb/s QAM-16 Generation without DAC using CMOS Photonics

Anujit Shastri - Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA - Cisco Systems, San Jose, CA, USA Mark Webster - Cisco Systems, Allentown, PA, USA Gregg Jeans - Cisco Systems, Allentown, PA, USA Peter Metz - Cisco Systems, Allentown, PA, USA Sanjay Sunder - Cisco Systems, Allentown, PA, USA Bill Chattin - Cisco Systems, Allentown, PA, USA Bipin Dama - Cisco Systems, Allentown, PA, USA Kal Shastri - Cisco Systems, Allentown, PA, USA

We experimentally demonstrate back-to-back transmission of QAM-16 at 56 Gb/s over a single polarization, representing a dual polarization system link of 112 Gb/s, without using an electrical DAC, on a CMOS Photonics platform

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High-Speed Plasmonic Mach-Zehnder Modulator in a Waveguide

Christian Haffner - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Wolfgang Heni - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Yuriy Fedoryshyn - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Delwin Elder - University of Washington, Seattle, USA Argishti Melikyan - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany Benedikt Baeuerle - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Jens Niegemann - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Alexandros Emboras - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Arne Josten - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Fabian Ducry - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Manfred Kohl - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany Larry Dalton - University of Washington, Seattle, USA David Hillerkuss - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Christian Hafner - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Juerg Leuthold - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

We demonstrate a plasmonic Mach-Zehnder-modulator with a record-small length of 10 ?m. The modulator is fully integrated into a single silicon waveguide and operates at 72 GBd. A voltage-length product as low as V?L = 50±5 V?m is achieved.

14:00 - 15:30

Salle de Presse

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PD.3 Postdeadline Paper

chair : Jose Capmany, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain

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120.7-Tb/s (7 SDM/180 WDM/95.8 Gb/s) MCF-ROPA Unrepeatered Transmission of PDM-32QAM Channels over 204 km

Hidehiko Takara - NTT Network Innovation Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan Takayuki Mizuno - NTT Network Innovation Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan Hiroto Kawakami - NTT Network Innovation Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan Yuraka Miyamoto - NTT Network Innovation Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan Hiroji Masuda - Shimane University, Matsue, Shimane, Japan Kokoro Kitamura - Shimane University, Matsue, Shimane, Japan Hirotaka Ono - NTT Device Technology Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan Shuichiro Asakawa - NTT Device Innovation Center, NTT Corporation, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan Yoshimichi Amma - Optics and Electronics Laboratories, Fujikura Ltd., Sakura, Chiba, Japan Keisuke Hirakawa - Optics and Electronics Laboratories, Fujikura Ltd., Sakura, Chiba, Japan Shoichiro Matsuo - Optics and Electronics Laboratories, Fujikura Ltd., Sakura, Chiba, Japan Kyouzou Tsujikawa - NTT Access Network Service Systems Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan Makoto Yamada - Osaka Prefecture University, Sakai, Osaka, Japan

We demonstrate 120.7-Tb/s SDM/WDM unrepeatered transmission over a 204-km 7-core fiber with aggregate spectral efficiency of 53.6 b/s/Hz using a remotely pumped 7-core EDFA and Raman amplification. 17.2-Tb/s (180 x 95.8 Gb/s) PDM-32QAM signals have been transmitted at each core.

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1705-km Transmission over Coupled-Core Fibre Supporting 6 Spatial Modes

Roland Ryf - Bell-Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Holmdel, NJ, USA Nicolas Fontaine - Bell-Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Holmdel, NJ, USA Binbin Guan - Bell-Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Holmdel, NJ, USA - University of California Davis, Davis, Ca, USA Rene-Jean Essiambre - Bell-Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Holmdel, NJ, USA Sebastian Randel - Bell-Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Holmdel, NJ, USA Alan Gnauck - Bell-Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Holmdel, NJ, USA Sethumadhavan Chandrasekhar - Bell-Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Holmdel, NJ, USA Andrew Adamiecki - Bell-Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Holmdel, NJ, USA Greg Raybon - Bell-Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Holmdel, NJ, USA Bercu Ercan - University of California Davis, Davis, Ca, USA Ryan Scott - University of California Davis, Davis, Ca, USA S.J.Ben Yoo - University of California Davis, Davis, Ca, USA Tetsuya Hayashi - Sumitomo Electric Industries, Yokohama, Japan T. Nagashima - Sumitomo Electric Industries, Yokohama, Japan Takashi Sasaki - Sumitomo Electric Industries, Yokohama, Japan

We present experimental transmission results for a novel 6-core coupled-core fibre with 125um cladding diameter. We transmit combined 2-polarization, 6-SDM and 30-WDM channels over a distance of 1705km, with a spectral-efficiency distance product of 30690 bit/s/Hz.km.

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54 Tb/s Transmission over 9,150 km with Optimized Hybrid Raman-EDFA Amplification and Coded Modulation

Jin-Xing Cai - TE SubCom, Eatontown, NJ, USA Yu Sun - TE SubCom, Eatontown, NJ, USA Hussam Batshon - TE SubCom, Eatontown, NJ, USA Matt Mazurczyk - TE SubCom, Eatontown, NJ, USA Hongbin Zhang - TE SubCom, Eatontown, NJ, USA Dmitri Foursa - TE SubCom, Eatontown, NJ, USA Alexei Pilipetskii - TE SubCom, Eatontown, NJ, USA

Using optimized hybrid Raman-EDFAs and coded modulation with variable spectral efficiency we achieve 54 Tb/s capacity over 9,150 km transmission. We also achieve a capacity-distance product of 534 Pb/s*km after 10,230 km distance.

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52.9 Tb/s Transmission over Transoceanic Distances using Adaptive Multi-Rate FEC

Amirhossein Ghazisaeidi - Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Nozay/Ile de France, France Laurent Schmalen - Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Stuttgart, Germany Ivan Fernandez-De-Jauregui - Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Nozay/Ile de France, France Patrice Tran - Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Nozay/Ile de France, France Christian Simonneau - Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Nozay/Ile de France, France Patrick Brindel - Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Nozay/Ile de France, France Gabriel Charlet - Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Nozay/Ile de France, France

We demonstrate 52.9Tb/s transmission over transoceanic distances thanks to spectrum shaped PDM 16QAM modulation, nonlinear mitigation, C and L band amplification and adaptive multi FECs with optimized code rates to maximize the total capacity.

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305-km Combined Wavelength and Mode-Multiplexed Transmission over Conventional Graded-Index Multimode Fibre

Roland Ryf - Bell-Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Holmdel, NJ, USA Nicolas Fontaine - Bell-Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Holmdel, NJ, USA Binbin Guan - Bell-Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Holmdel, NJ, USA - University of California Davis, Davis, CA, USA Bin Huang - Bell-Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Holmdel, NJ, USA Mina Esmaeelpour - Bell-Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Holmdel, NJ, USA Sebastian Randel - Bell-Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Holmdel, NJ, USA Alan Gnauck - Bell-Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Holmdel, NJ, USA S. Chandrasekhar - Bell-Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Holmdel, NJ, USA Andrew Adamiecki - Bell-Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Holmdel, NJ, USA Greg Raybon - Bell-Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Holmdel, NJ, USA Robert Tkach - Bell-Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Holmdel, NJ, USA Roman Shubochkin - OFS, Norcross, GA, USA Yi Sun - OFS, Norcross, GA, USA Robert Lingle - OFS, Norcross, GA, USA

We present experimental results for mode-multiplexed WDM transmission over OM3 multimode fibres. We transmit 60-WDM channels and 3 spatial modes over a distance of 305 km. We use mode-selective photonic lanterns as mode couplers and for differential group delay compensation.

14:00 - 15:30

Ambassadeurs

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PD. 4 Postdeadline Paper

chair : Gabriel Junyent, Universitat politecnica de Catalunya, Spain

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Sub-Banded / Single-Sub-Carrier Drop-Demux and Flexible Spectral Shaping with a Fine Resolution Photonic Processor

Roy Rudnick - Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel Alexander Tolmachev - Technion, Haifa, Israel David Sinefeld - Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel Ori Golani - Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel Shalva Ben-Ezra - Finisar Corp., Holon, Israel Moshe Nazarathy - Technion, Haifa, Israel Dan Marom - Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

A spectral processor based on arrayed waveguide grating and free-space manipulation is capable of arbitrary filtering at record metrics of 0.8GHz resolution over 200GHz span. Narrowband coherent drop-demultiplexing and controlled optical shaping is demonstrated in unison with digital sub-banding.

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Optimized Spectrally Efficient Transceiver for 400-Gb/s Single Carrier Transport

Rafael Rios-Müller - Bell Labs Alcatel-Lucent, Nozay, France Jéremie Renaudier - Bell Labs Alcatel-Lucent, Nozay, France Patrick Brindel - Bell Labs Alcatel-Lucent, Nozay, France Christian Simonneau - Bell Labs Alcatel-Lucent, Nozay, France Patrice Tran - Bell Labs Alcatel-Lucent, Nozay, France Amirhossein Ghazisaeidi - Bell Labs Alcatel-Lucent, Nozay, France Ivan Fernandez - Bell Labs Alcatel-Lucent, Nozay, France Laurent Schmalen - Bell Labs Alcatel-Lucent, Stuttgart, Germany Gabriel Charlet - Bell Labs Alcatel-Lucent, Nozay, France

We demonstrate a single carrier modulated 400-Gb/s transceiver, leveraging an optimization procedure of inter-symbol interference mitigation and forward error correction. We validate its design by transporting five channels over 6600-km with 6-bit/s/Hz spectral efficiency.

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Quad-Polarization Transmission for High-Capacity IM/DD Links

Jose Estaran - DTU Fotonik, Technical University of Denmark, Kgs. Lygnby, Denmark Mario A.Usuga - DTU Fotonik, Technical University of Denmark, Kgs. Lygnby, Denmark Edson Porto - DTU Fotonik, Technical University of Denmark, Kgs. Lygnby, Denmark Molly Piels - DTU Fotonik, Technical University of Denmark, Kgs. Lygnby, Denmark Miguel Iglesias-Olmedo - DTU Fotonik, Technical University of Denmark, Kgs. Lygnby, Denmark Idelfonso Tafur-Monroy - DTU Fotonik, Technical University of Denmark, Kgs. Lygnby, Denmark

We report the first experimental demonstration of IM/DD links using four states of polarization. Fiber-Induced polarization rotation is compensated with a simple tracking algorithm operating on the Stokes space. The principle is proven at 128 Gb/s over 2-km SSMF.

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1λ × 224 Gb/s 10 km Transmission of Polarization Division Multiplexed PAM-4 Signals Using 1.3 µm SiP Intensity Modulator and a Direct-Detection MIMO-based Receiver

Mohamed Morsy-Osman - McGill University, Montréal, Qc, Canada Mathieu Chagnon - McGill University, Montréal, Qc, Canada Michel Poulin - TeraXion, Québec, Qc, Canada Stéphane Lessard - Ericsson Canada, Montréal, Qc, Canada David Plant - McGill University, Montréal, Qc, Canada

Enabled by MIMO DSP and direct-detection receiver, two polarization states of a single laser are intensity modulated with 56 Gbaud PAM-4 signal using a packaged 1310 nm SiP modulator to transmit 224 Gb/s over 10 km with BER of 3×10-3.

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DAC-Less and Amplifier-Less Generation and Transmission of 16QAM Signals Using a Sub-Volt Silicon Photonic Modulator

Stefan Wolf - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics (IPQ), Karlsruhe, Germany Matthias Lauermann - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics (IPQ), Karlsruhe, Germany Gregor Ronniger - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics (IPQ), Karlsruhe, Germany Philipp C.Schindler - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics (IPQ), Karlsruhe, Germany Robert Palmer - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics (IPQ), Karlsruhe, Germany Sebastian Koeber - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics (IPQ), Karlsruhe, Germany - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Microstructure Technology (IMT), Karlsruhe, Germany Wim Bogaerts - Photonics Research Group, Ghent University – imec, Department of Information Technology, Gent, Belgium - Luceda Photonics, Dendermonde, Belgium Juerg Leuthold - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics (IPQ), Karlsruhe, Germany - Institute of Electromagnetic Fields (IEF), ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Wolfgang Freude - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics (IPQ), Karlsruhe, Germany Christian Koos - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics (IPQ), Karlsruhe, Germany - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Microstructure Technology (IMT), Karlsruhe, Germany

We demonstrate generation and transmission of QPSK and 16QAM signals by directly interfacing highly efficient silicon-organic hybrid (SOH) modulators to GTH ports of an FPGA. Peak-to-peak voltages amount to only 0.41Vpp. Neither digital-to-analog converters (DAC) nor drive amplifiers are required.

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Deadline for postdeadline papers submission
Monday 8 September, 2014 at 23:59 CEST (time of Cannes)

Monday 22 September, 2014: Author notification of acceptance/reject

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