Reach Increasse for High Capacity Optical Transmission Systems by Probabilistic Shaping

  • Böcherer G.
  • Buchali F.
  • Idler W.
  • Schmalen L.
  • Schulte P.
  • Steiner F.

We review capacity achieving formats applied for high data rate optical transmission and report on reach gain using probabilistic shaping versus regular QAM formats at data rates between 200 and 300 Gb/s.

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