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Post Deadline Papers 

Thursday, September 24, 2009 

Post Deadline Session 1: Fibers and Devices
Room: Hall E2


  • 14:30  Compact and Portable Multiline UV & Visible Raman Laser in Hydrogen-filled HC-PCF
    Yingying Wang (University of Bath, United Kingdom); Francois Couny (University of Bath, United Kingdom); Phil Light (University of Bath, United Kingdom); Fetah Benabid (University of Bath, United Kingdom)
    - We present a very compact multi-line Raman-laser with broad spectral coverage from near-IR through to the much sought after yellow, deep blue and UV which is ideal for forensics and biomedical applications requiring narrow-linewidth and high-power at several discrete wavelengths.


  • 14:42  First Demonstration of Photonic Bandgap Guidance in Hollow-core Photonic Bandgap Fibres with Square Lattice Cladding
    Liang Dong (IMRA America Inc, USA)
    - Square lattice with much higher node-to-strut ratio is promising for significantly extending bandgaps in hollow-core fibres. First such fibres are achieved here. Minimum loss of 67dB/km is demonstrated along with potential for much extended bandgaps.


  • 14:54  Enhanced long-range distributed strain and temperature sensing using BOTDA and optical pulse coding
    Marcelo A. Soto (Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Italy); Gabriele Bolognini (Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Italy); Fabrizio Di Pasquale (Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Italy); Luc Thevenaz (EPFL Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland)
    - Optical pulse coding is successfully applied to long-range sensors based on Brillouin optical time domain analysis, achieving a record of 1 meter spatial resolution over 50 km of SMF with 2.2°C / 44με temperature/strain resolutions.


  • 15:06  160 Gb/s Cross Gain Modulation in Quantum Dot SOA at 1550 nm
    Giampiero Contestabile (Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna University, Italy); Akihiro Maruta (Osaka University, Japan); Shigeaki Sekiguchi (Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., Japan); Ken Morito (Fujitsu limited, Japan); Mitsuru Sugawara (Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., Japan); Ken'ichi Kitayama (Osaka University, Japan)
    - We report, for the first time, pattern-effect free wavelength conversion in a QD-SOA at 160 Gb/s in C-band. Very fast (10ps) 85% gain recovery and the use of a slightly detuned blue-shifted filter allow highly efficient XGM wavelength conversion


  • 15:18  Widely Tuneable Modulated Grating Y-Branch Chirp Managed Laser
    Yasuhiro Matsui, Xiong Ye, Kevin McCallion, Michael Deutsch, Daniel Mahgerefteh, Xueyan Zheng, Finisar Corp, USA; Robert Lewén, Jan-Olof Wesström, Pierre-Jean Rigole, Syntune AB, Sweden; Richard Schatz, Kista Photonic Research Centre (KPRC), Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden
    - We developed a 45 nm tunable 18 GHz 3-dB bandwidth Modulated-Grating Y-branch laser and demonstrated a error-free 200- km transmission at 10 Gb/s with a drive voltage of 1.5 Vpp using Chirp Managed Laser technology. 


  • 15:30  Low-loss, wide and low-ripple passband arrayed-waveguide grating with tandem MZI-synchronized configuration
    Shin Kamei (NTT Electronics, Japan); Tsutomu Kitoh (NTT Photonics Laboratories, Japan); Takashi Goh (NTT, Japan); Atsushi Mori (NTT Photonics Laboratories, Japan); Hiroshi Takahashi (NTT Corporation, Japan)
    - A novel AWG with a wide passband is proposed. The measured insertion loss and 0.5-dB bandwidth are 2.8 dB and 59 GHz. Thanks to the low amplitude and phase ripples, this AWG can be used in a 40G-ROADM.


  • 15:42  Demonstration of a Lossless Monolithic 16x16 QW SOA Switch
    Haibo Wang (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom); Adrian Wonfor (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom); Kevin Williams (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands); Richard Penty (Cambridge University, United Kingdom); Ian White (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom)
    - 10Gb/s error-free operation of the first monolithic 16x16 quantum well semiconductor optical amplifier switch is demonstrated. The switch has a 2dB facet-to-facet gain and a minimum power penalty of 2.5dB.


  • 15:54  Novel 107 Gb/s Bias-Feeding Photodetector OEIC for Efficient Low-Cost Photoreceiver Co-Packaging
    Heinz-Gunter Bach (Fraunhofer-Institut fuer Nachrichtentechnik, Germany); Reinhard Kunkel (Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Germany); G. Giorgis Mekonnen (Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications/Heinrich-Hertz-Institut, Germany); Ruiyong Zhang (Fraunhofer-Institute for Telecommunications, Germany); Ariane Sigmund (Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Germany); Detlef Schmidt (Fraunhofer Heinrich-Hertz-Institut, Germany); Constantin Sakkas (Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Germany); Detlef Pech (Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Germany); Colja Schubert (Fraunhofer Heinrich-Hertz-Institut, Germany)
    - A novel bias-feeding photodetector is presented, suitable for dc-coupling with post-amplifiers or DEMUX-ICs, thus greatly reducing the RF coupling losses into subsequent electronics. The receiver module exhibits 90 GHz bandwidth and 107 Gb/s data rate capability


  • 16:06  MEMS-based 1x43 Wavelength-Selective Switch with Flat Passband
     Yuzo Ishii (NTT Microsystem Integration Labs., Japan); Koichi Hadama (NTT Microsystem Integration Labs., Japan); Joji Yamaguchi (NTT Microsystem Integration Labs., Japan); Yuko Kawajiri (NTT Microsystem Integration Labs., Japan); Etsu Hashimoto (NTT, Japan); Tohru Matsuura (NTT Microsystem Integration Labs., Japan); Fusao Shimokawa (NTT Microsystem Integration Labs., Japan)
    - We propose a flat-passband 1x43 wavelength-selective switch by using a combination of anamorphic prism pairs and two-axis MEMS mirrors. The prototype successfully demonstrates a 1x43 switching with a transmission bandwidth of ±30 GHz.

Post Deadline Session 2: Systems and Transmission
Room: Hall F1


  • 14:30  Realisation of a real-time 12.1 Gb/s optical OFDM transmitter and its application in a 109 Gb/s transmission system with coherent reception
    Fred Buchali (Alcatel-Lucent, Germany); Roman Dischler (Alcatel-Lucent, Bell Labs, Germany); Axel Klekamp (Alcatel-Lucent, Bell Labs, Germany); Michael Bernhard (University of Stuttgart, Germany); Daniel Efinger (Institute of Telecommunications, University of Stuttgart, Germany)
    - For the first time a realisation of a real-time 12.1 Gb/s FPGA-based O-OFDM transmitter is demonstrated (Q=19.1 dB) and successfully applied in a 9x12.1 Gb/s transmission over 400 km SMF.


  • 14:42  240-Gb/s Polarization-Multiplexed 64-QAM Modulation and Blind Detection Using PLC-LN Hybrid Integrated Modulator and Digital Coherent Receiver
    Akihide Sano (NTT Network Innovation Laboratories, Japan); Takayuki Kobayashi (NTT, Japan); Koichi Ishihara (NTT Corporation, Japan); Hirohji Masuda (NTT Network Innovation Laboratories, Japan); Shuto Yamamoto (NTT, Japan); Kunihiko Mori (NTT Corporation, Japan); Etsushi Yamazaki (NTT Corporation, Japan); Eiji Yoshida (NTT Corporation, Japan); Yutaka Miyamoto (NTT Network Innovation Laboratories, Japan); Takashi Yamada (NTT, Japan); Hiroshi Yamazaki (NTT Photonics Laboratories, Japan)
    - We demonstrate 240-Gb/s 64-QAM signal modulation and detection. 20-Gbaud 64-QAM signals are generated employing hybrid integration of silica PLCs and LiNbO3 phase modulators, and demodulated with a digital coherent receiver without using any pilot signals.

  • 14:54  Channel-Allocation-Adaptive WDM Signal Observation Based on Sequential Ultrafast Field Sampling
    Fumihiko Ito (NTT Access Network Service Systems Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Japan); Keiji Okamoto (NTT, Japan); Makoto Tsubokawa (NTT Access Network Service Systems Laboratories, Japan); Yohei Sakamaki (NTT Photonics Laboratories, Japan); Toshikazu Hashimoto (NTT Photonics Laboratories, Japan)
    - A novel technology for simultaneous WDM signal monitoring is presented based on ultrafast field sampling. Its adaptivity for channel allocation and/or channel bandwidth is unique and attractive as is its ultrafast nature.

  • 15:06  21.4 GS/s Real-Time DSP-Based Optical OFDM Signal Generation and Transmission Over 1600 km of Uncompensated Fibre
    Yannis Benlachtar (University College London, United Kingdom); Philip M Watts (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom); Rachid Bouziane (University College London, United Kingdom); Peter Milder (Carnegie Mellon University, USA); Robert Koutsoyannis (Carnegie Mellon University, USA); James C. Hoe (Carnegie Mellon University, USA); Markus Pueschel (Carnegie Mellon University, USA); Madeleine Glick (Intel Research, United Kingdom); Robert I Killey (University College London, United Kingdom)
    - We report a real-time optical OFDM transmitter with the highest sampling rate to date. Generation and transmission of an 8.36Gb/s digitally up-converted single sideband OFDM signal over 1600km of uncompensated fiber with BER less than 10^-3 was achieved.


  • 15:18  155x100Gbit/s coherent PDM-QPSK transmission over 7,200km
    Massimiliano Salsi (Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, France); Haïk Mardoyan (Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, France); Patrice Tran (Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, France); Clemens Koebele (Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, France); Eric Dutisseuil (Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, France); Gabriel Charlet (Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, France); Sebastien Bigo (Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, France)
    - We report the transmission of 155 channels with 100Gbit/s PDM-QPSK modulation over 7200km of pure silica core fibre, exploiting hybrid Raman-EDFA amplification and digital coherent detection. A record 112Petabit/s∙km capacity×distance product is demonstrated

  • 15:30  Transmission of a 1.2-Tb/s 24-Carrier No-Guard-Interval Coherent OFDM Superchannel over 7200-km of Ultra-Large-Area Fiber
    Chandrasekhar Sethumadhavan (Alcatel-Lucent, Bell Laboratories, USA); Xiang Liu (Alcatel-Lucent, Bell Laboratories, USA); Benyuan Zhu (OFS Labs, USA); David Peckham (OFS Labs, USA)
    - We demonstrate the generation of a novel 1.2-Tb/s NGI-CO-OFDM superchannel comprising of 24 frequency-locked 12.5-GHz-spaced PDM-QPSK carriers, and transmit it over 72x100-km ultra-large-area fiber, achieving 3.7-b/s/Hz channel spectral-efficiency (SE) and a record SE-distance product of 27000-km.b/s/Hz.

  • 15:42  56-Gbaud PDM-QPSK: Coherent Detection and 2,500-km Transmission
    Peter Winzer (Lucent Technologies, USA); Alan H. Gnauck (Alcatel-Lucent, Bell Laboratories, USA); Gregory Raybon (Alcatel-Lucent, USA); Michael Schnecker (LeCroy Corporation, USA); Peter Pupalaikis (LeCroy Corporation, USA)
    - A 56-Gbaud (224-Gb/s line rate) polarization-division multiplexed quadrature phase shift keyed (PDM-QPSK) signal is transmitted over 2,500 km (32 x 80 km) of fiber and is coherently detected using two 80-GSamples/s oscilloscopes with off-line signal processing.

  • 15:54  Straight-Line 1,073-km Transmission of 640-Gbit/s Dual-Polarization QPSK Signals on a Single Carrier
    Chao Zhang (The University of Tokyo, Japan); Yojiro Mori (The University of Tokyo, Japan); Masatoshi Usui (The University of Tokyo, Japan); Koji Igarashi (University of Tokyo, Japan); Kazuhiro Katoh (The University of Tokyo, Japan); Kazuro Kikuchi (University of Tokyo, Japan)
    - We demonstrate 1,073-km transmission of 640-Gbit/s dual-polarization QPSK signals using a digital coherent receiver with the time-division demultiplexing function. The bit rate-distance product is the highest among those reported in single-carrier coherent transmission systems.

Post Deadline Session 3: Core and Access Networks
Room: Hall F2


  • 14:30  Record Switching Throughput of 1.28-Tbit/s/port (64-wavelength x 20-Gbit/s) by DWDM / NRZ-DQPSK Optical Packet Switch System
    Satoshi Shinada (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan)
    - We first achieved error-free (BER<1E-9) operation of 1.28-Tbit/s/port (64-wavelengths x 20 Gbit/s) DWDM/NRZ-DQPSK optical packet switching and buffering, and demonstrated throughput-scalability could be enhanced by multiplexing and multi-modulation techniques without increase in power consumption.


  • 14:42  First Demonstration of a Prototype Hybrid Optoelectronic Router
    Hirokazu Takenouchi, Ryohei Urata, Tatsushi Nakahara, Toru Segawa (NTT Photonics Laboratories, Japan); Hiroshi Ishikawa (NTT Photonics Laboratories, Japan); Ryo Takahashi (NTT Photonics Laboratories, Japan)
    - We have developed an 8x8 hybrid optoelectronic router prototype that optimally utilizes both optical and electrical technologies, with the ability to process 10-Gbps arbitrary-length asynchronous optical packets. With it, we demonstrate error-free operation and dramatically reduced power and latency.

  • 14:54  Single-Wavelength 108 Gb/s Upstream OFDMA-PON Transmission
    Dayou Qian (NEC Laboratories America, USA); Neda Cvijetic (NEC Laboratories America, Inc., USA); Yue-Kai Huang (NEC Laboratories America, Inc., USA); Junqiang Hu (NEC Laboratories America, Inc., USA); Ting Wang (NEC Laboratories America, USA)
    - We experimentally demonstrate 108-Gb/s/lambda upstream OFDMA-PON transmission over 20km SSMF and a 1:32 split, enabled by ONU carrier suppression and OLT heterodyne coherent reception. This is the highest-rate single-wavelength upstream PON transmission to date.

  • 15:06  Digital Coherent Detection of Multi-Gigabit 16-QAM signals at 40 GHz Carrier Frequency using Photonic Downconversion
    Antonio Caballero Jambrina (Fotonik DTU, Denmark); Darko Zibar (DTU Fotonik, depertment of Photonic Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark); Idelfonso Tafur Monroy (Technical University of Denmark, Denmark) 
    - We experimentally demonstrate detection of multi-gigabit 16-QAM modulated signals, of up to 4 Gb/s, at a 40 GHz carrier frequency by combining photonic downconversion and low bandwidth electronics.

  • 15:18  10Gbit/s for Next Generation PON with Electronic Equalization using Un-cooled 1.55µm Directly Modulated Laser
    Philippe Chanclou (France Telecom R&D, France); Daniel Torrientes (France telecom R&D, France); Frank Chang (Vitesse, USA); Benoit Charbonnier (Orange Labs, France); Christophe Kazmierski (Alcatel-Thales III-V Lab, France)
    - 10Gbit/s self thermally compensated directly modulated laser with electronic dispersion compensation is proposed to achieve 20km reach with 28 or 25dB optical budget between 5 and 60 or 80°C. Moreover, 100km transmission reach is also demonstrated.

16:20– 16:45 Closing Ceremony

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