16 QAM synthesis by angular superposition of polarization using dual-polarization QPSK modulator

Isao Morohashi, Masaaki Sudo, Takahide Sakamoto, Atsushi Kanno, Akito Chiba, Junichiro Ichikawa, Tetsuya Kawanishi

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Abstract

We propose a polarization -multiplexing QPSK modulator for 16 QAM generation. 16 QAM is synthesized from two QPSK signals with orthogonal polarization by a polarizer. Generation of 40 Gb/s 16 QAM with the BER of 8.13×10-6 was demonstrated.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationECOC 2010 - 36th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication, Proceedings
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Dec 31
Externally publishedYes
Event36th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication, ECOC 2010 - Torino, Italy
Duration: 2010 Sep 192010 Sep 23

Publication series

NameEuropean Conference on Optical Communication, ECOC
Volume1-2

Other

Other36th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication, ECOC 2010
CountryItaly
CityTorino
Period10/9/1910/9/23

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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