Comparison of the Nonlinear Frequency Division Multiplexing and OFDM in Experiment

Year: 2017

Authors: Gemechu W.A., Song M., Jaouën Y., Wabnitz S., Yousefi M.I.

Autors Affiliation: Telecom ParisTech, Paris, France; Università degli Studi di Brescia, Brescia, Italy

Abstract: Nonlinear frequency-division multiplexing is compared with OFDM in experiment. NFDM exhibits a peak Q-factor gain of 0.7 dB (1 dB in SNR) over OFDM, in an experiment using normal dispersion fiber with 16QAM modulation, 16 Gbd, 32 sub-carriers and 1400 km.

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KeyWords: e da rivista: Orthogonal frequency division multiplexing; Q factor measurement, 16QAM modulation; Nonlinear frequency; Normal dispersion; Q-factors; Sub-carriers, Optical communication
DOI: 10.1109/ECOC.2017.8346229