Optical Transmission Systems Toward Longer Reach and Larger Capacity


IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E100-B    No.9    pp.1696-1706
Publication Date: 2017/09/01
Publicized: 2017/03/22
Online ISSN: 1745-1345
DOI: 10.1587/transcom.2016PFI0016
Type of Manuscript: Special Section INVITED PAPER (Special Issue the Past, Present, and Future of Communications Technologies in the IEICE)
Category: Fiber-Optic Transmission for Communications
optical amplifier,  erbium-doped fiber amplifier,  high-speed transmission,  digital coherent transmission,  digital signal processing,  

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This paper reviews long optical reach and large capacity transmission which has become possible because of the application of wide-band and low-noise optical fiber amplifiers and digital coherent signal processing. The device structure and mechanism together with their significance are discussed.