Demonstration and Performance Analysis of 4 Tb/s DWDM Metro-DCI System with 100G PAM4 QSFP28 Modules

  • Mark Filer ,
  • Steven Searcy ,
  • Yang Fu ,
  • Radhakrishnan Nagarajan ,
  • Sorin Tibuleac

Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC'17) |

Published by OSA

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We demonstrate a 4-Tb/s metro-DCI system with commercial QSFP28 modules (40x100G dual-wavelength 56-Gb/s PAM4). We detail system performance over 80km and quantify tolerance to chromatic dispersion and nonlinearity over a wide range of fiber types.