Abstract

We transmit 250×100G PDM RZ 16QAM channels with 5.2 bits/s/Hz spectral efficiency over 5,530 km using single stage C-band EDFAs equalized to 40 nm. We use coded modulation and all channels are decoded with no errors after iterative decoding between a MAP and an LDPC based FEC decoder.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

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