Erwan Pincemin

Erwan Pincemin
Orange Labs Networks

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We experimentally test the accuracy of a quality of transmission estimator (QoT-E) within a laboratory flex-gridflex-rate framework, considering eight multi-vendor transceivers (TRXs) with symbol rates ranging from 33to 69 Gbaud, and variable constellations [quadrature phase shift keying, 8-quadrature amplitude modulation(QAM), and 16-QAM probabili...
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A 12-core Er/Yb-doped fiber amplifier with 21-dBm output power and 5.3-Watts pumps is used here to address various transmission applications with ROADM. 1200-km with 200G DP-QPSK and 300-km with 400G DP-16QAM are achieved in serial configuration at 1550-nm. Parallel 12x100-km transport with 400-ZR+ transceiver is also implemented
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Intensity-Modulation-Direct-Detection (IM/DD) is currently applied for Higher Speed Passive Optical Networks (HS-PONs). The combined effect of CD and chirp impacts the position and depths of the fading dips, limiting channel capacity even more Digital equalization at receiver have been proposed as solutions to increase propagation distance.
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We demonstrate accurate GSNR predictions for a flex-grid and flex-rate experimental transmission using an enhanced implementation of the open-source GNPy library for a 1600 km OLS, involving QPSK, 8-QAM and 16-QAM modulation formats.
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In this paper, we present the proof of concept (PoC) of the TIme and Spectral optical Aggregation (TISA) approach that allows a better filling of the time and spectral resources of an optical transport network. Some innovative solutions have been implemented, such as a new and fast tunable laser that permits to color the bursts sent in the TISA net...
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Future generations of optical networks will require optical interfaces that operate beyond 1 Tb/s to keep up with the exploding worldwide Internet data capacity. The data converters, digital- to-analog converter (DAC) and analog-to-digital converter (ADC), significantly define the signal bandwidth that can be transmitted or received with an electro...
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Fiber-optic multi-band transmission (MBT) aims at exploiting the low-loss spectral windows of single-mode fibers (SMFs) for data transport, expanding by ~11 times the available bandwidth of C-band line systems and by ~5 times C+L-band line systems'. MBT offers a high potential for cost-efficient throughput upgrades of optical networks, even in abse...
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We investigate here the capability of a newly developed CFP-DCO interface, operating at both 34 Gbaud with uniform DP-16QAM and 39 Gbaud with probabilistic-shaping DP-16QAM, for 200G upgrade of legacy metro/regional WDM infrastructure already working at 10G or 100G.
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We show here the efficiency of neural network to assist the linear DSP for mitigating 200G DP-16QAM transmission system impairments. We measure up to 1-dB Q-factor improvement in our Nx100-km G.652 fiber link experiment.
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For the first time, interoperability is demonstrated at 100G with modern CFP-DCO and CFP2-DCO interfaces using the newly standardized Staircase FEC between three vendors and two DSP-ASIC providers. Inter-workable 100G WDM transmission (up to 1200 km) and passive pointto-point interconnection (up to 135 km) are shown.
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Optical multi-band networks provide an option for scaling the capacity of single-mode fiber with the continuously increasing demand. Achievable capacities are reviewed and challenges to realize them in deployed systems are highlighted.
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Presents corrections to the paper, “Sparse preamble design for polarization division multiplexed COOFDM/ OQAM channel estimation,” (Nhan, N.-Q., et al), J. Lightw. Technol., vol. 36, no. 13, pp. 2737– 2745, Jul. 2018.
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New customer usages such as high-definition videos, business analytics and cloud services stress more and more optical transport networks. This demand for ever-increasing capacity combined with the hard competition between telcos results in requests for lower costs in WDM transport. As WDM transceivers operating at 100G and beyond represent a large...
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New customer usages such as on-demand high-definition videos, business analytics and cloud services stress more and more optical transport networks. While 100 Gbps WDM systems have been widely adopted by operators to cope with the capacity growth of the past 6-7 years, a new generation of optical transmission system is required to respond to the ex...
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We investigate for the first time the technoeconomic impact of 12-core Erbium-Ytterbium doped fiber amplifiers used in optical transport networks. We evaluate the CAPEX gain involved by their introduction as line and ROADM amplifiers and the energy consumption reduction.
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We propose and evaluate the deployment of multicore Erbium-Ytterbium-doped fiber amplifiers in conventional multi-fiber-based optical transport networks. We demonstrate system feasibility and show that design strategies like launched power adaptation and core-to-span connection optimization ensure good performance for different realistic links.
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In this paper, we consider the polarization division multiplexed (PDM) coherent optical - orthogonal frequency division multiplexing/offset-quadrature amplitude modulation (CO-OFDM/OQAM) system. The problem of channel estimation for this system is investigated. Firstly, we introduce the sparse preamble channel estimation method for PDM CO-OFDM/OQAM...
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The last few years, many studies have been published on the 3rd-order inverse Volterra series transfer function nonlinear equalizer (IVSTF-NLE) in long-haul optical communication systems. Nonetheless, no experimental work has been published on investigating the potential of the 3rd-order IVSTF-NLE for the compensation of Kerr nonlinearities in a lo...
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For the first time, a 100/200-Gbps DP-QPSK/8QAM/16QAM silicon photonic DCO-CFP2 interface using various FECs and consuming less than 19 Watts is presented and evaluated. Performances make the transceiver compliant with DCI, metro/regional, LH, and ULH applications.
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In order to mitigate the transients occurring in the coherent receivers facing an absence of burst, a novel channel estimator, using a sliding window, is proposed here for optical DP-16QAM-OFDM burst traffic. Our experimental results show a significant performance gain of this new estimator resulting in an error threshold cancellation.
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Multiband transmission is a valid option to significantly increase fiber capacity and efficiently utilize the available and deployed optical fiber infrastructure. In this contribution, we evaluate its challenges and possible implementation.
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We show cascaded 100-Gb/s sub-channel add/drop from a 1-Tb/s MB-OFDM or Nyquist-WDM super-channel having ultra-low inter-sub-channel guard-bands within a recirculating loop via a hierarchical ROADM using high-resolution filters, showcasing up to 1000-km transmission reach and five ROADM node passages for the add/drop sub-channel when hybrid Raman-E...
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We demonstrate experimentally the feasibility of a low phase noise CO-MB-OFDM burst transmitter for time and spectral optical aggregation based on our proposition of a 100 kHz linewidth and 100 ns switching time laser source.
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We demonstrate 400 Gbps metro WDM transmission with 61 Gbaud single-carrier DP-16QAM real-time transceiver prototype over respectively 200 km, 300 km and 500 km of G.655, G.652, and G.654 super-large area and ultra-low loss fibers using bandwidth-limited DAC/ADC (<15 GHz) and MLSE-based narrow filtering equalization.
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We show here that combination of “low-cost” transport solutions based on 100 Gbps DCO-CFP interface and G.657.A2 fibre is able to address long-haul (∼2000 km) WDM transmission applications. A performance comparison is carried out with “premium” solutions based on 100 Gbps coherent OIF-MSA transceivers and legacy G.652.D fibre.
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We present here the work performed in the EU-funded FOX-C project, which investigates and develops new flexible optical switching solutions with ultra-fine spectral granularity. Thanks to high spectral resolution filtering elements, the sub-channel content can be dropped from or added to a super-channel, offering high flexibility to optical transpo...
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Increase in transmission symbol-rate as well as order of quadrature amplitude modulation (QAM) is identified as the most economical way to reduce cost per transmitted bit. In particular, next generation transponders aim at supporting datarates up to 1 Tb/s employing superchannels due to electrical components’ bandwidth limitations. Furthermore, the...
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Recent advances in switching technology have enabled the all-optical add/drop of low-rate signals to/from flexi-grid super-channels empowering all-optical traffic grooming (AOTG) as an alternative to electronic grooming, e.g. OTN. Such capability promises more efficient resource utilization and cost savings in future transport networks. To quantify...
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We investigate the influence of fibre nonlinear effects on the performance of a 1 Tbps 16QAM coherent multi-band e-OFDM super-channel propagating over 1000-km of uncompensated G.652 fibre line.
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Blind CD, polarization, and CFO correction in the frequency domain using the modified Godard algorithm is shown. The algorithm operates before clock recovery on a signal with <2 oversampling and is modulation format independent.
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By comparing several multi-layer transport network architectures, we evaluate the CAPEX benefits of new all-optical grooming techniques available in up-coming flexible optical networks and compare them to the more conventional electrical OTN-based aggregation solution.
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Thanks to recent advances in switching technology enabled by novel ultra-fine granularity filters, it is now possible to perform all-optical traffic grooming (AOTG) of low-rate signals over flexi-grid networks. To evaluate the potential benefits of the introduction of this new capability, a precise techno-economic analysis, taking into account the...
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With optical technology evolution, it becomes possible to perform all optical traffic grooming (AOTG) with a very fine granularity. In the context of flexible optical networking, AOTG paves the way to new possibilities in future transport networks. Finding the best trade-off between electrical and optical aggregation in intrinsically multi-layer tr...
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We experimentally study the transmission of a 400 Gbps coherent 16-QAM multi-band OFDM superchannel over a 10×100 km G.652 fibre-based WDM transmission line. We investigate the performance of Volterra-based and digital back-propagation-based nonlinear equalizers over three scenarios with different quantities of inter-channel nonlinearities.
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Sub-wavelength switching solutions offer an efficient way of improving the use of network resources. Advantages and limitations are discussed and a new solution (TISA: TIme and Spectral optical Aggregation) is proposed that allows realizing transparent seamless flexible networks.
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For the first time, we show that 100G coherent digital CFP is efficient to address short-reach (<150 km), regional (<1000 km), and ultra long-haul (∼2000 km) transmission applications with half the cost, one third the power consumption and one quarter the size of common 100G WDM interfaces.
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We demonstrate a record 38.4Tb/s 64QAM C-band transmission over 762km of field deployed SSMF fiber, connecting Lyon and Marseille, France, employing hybrid EDFA-Raman amplification and achieve a spectral efficiency of 8b/s/Hz. Furthermore, we demonstrate, for the first time to our knowledge, flexi-rate transmission over the same commercial link, us...
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In this paper, we present a 10x100km transmission experiment of coherent 100 Gbps QPSK-OFDM and 200 Gbps 16QAM-OFDM over both uncompensated G.652 and G.655 fibre lines. 100 Gbps QPSK-OFDM shows error-free performance after 1000 km of transmission with a BER ∼ 1×10-7 over G.652 fibre and ∼ 1×10-5 over G.655 fibre, opening large OSNR margins for a fi...
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The experimental implementation of an all-optical node able of routing a channel contained in an all-optical OFDM super-channel is presented. The extract function is performed through channel selection, reshaping and interferometric suppression.
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We experimentally demonstrate uncompensated error-free transmission of 400 Gbps real-time coherent DP-16QAM with Nyquist filtering (5.33 bit/s/Hz) over 500 km (resp. 300 km) of G.652 (resp. G.655) fibre using purely EDFA amplification and taking into account 2 dB margins.
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We present the experimental implementation of an all-optical ROADM scheme for routing of an individual subchannel within an all-optical OFDM superchannel. The different functions required of optical node were demonstrated using interferometric technique with the extraction, drop, and addition of individual sub-channel in a ten subchannels optically...
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We apply a 3 rd-order inverse Volterra series nonlinear equalizer to a 400 Gb/s WDM multiband PM-16QAM OFDM signal. IVSTF-NLE provides a 0.6 dB Q-factor improvement and 1 dB nonlinear threshold increase compared to linear equalization.
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We present the first experimental implementation of an all-optical ROADM scheme for routing of individual channels within an all-optical OFDM superchannel. The interferometric technique demonstrated enables a fully flexible node, implementing the extraction, drop and addition of individual sub-channel.
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We present the first experimental implementation of an all-optical ROADM scheme for routing of individual channels within an all-optical OFDM superchannel. The interferometric technique demonstrated enables a fully flexible node, implementing the extraction, drop and addition of individual sub-channel.
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The sensitivity of coherent 100 Gbps QPSK and 200 Gbps 16QAM-OFDM to practical implementation impairments is investigated. In spite of its higher sensitivity when compared to 100 Gbps QPSK-OFDM, we demonstrate that the implementation complexity of 200 Gbps 16QAM-OFDM is manageable experimentally. OCIS codes: (060.0060) Fiber optics and optical comm...
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Flexible optical networking is identified today as the solution that offers smooth system upgradability towards Tb/s capacities and optimized use of network resources. However, in order to fully exploit the potentials of flexible spectrum allocation and networking, the development of a flexible switching node is required capable to adaptively add,...
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In this paper, we present how it is possible to still increase the global capacity of the currently deployed 100 Gbps based multi-layer transport networks thanks to the introduction of the sub-wavelength switching concept on future flexible optical add-drop multiplexers (FOADM). Such concept relies on the capabilities of the flexible node to adjust...
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In this paper, we present an original work on sub-wavelength optical switching performed over a coherent multi-band orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (MB-OFDM) super-channel operating at 100 Gbps. After having demonstrated that dual-polarization MB-OFDM (DP-MB-OFDM) is as efficient as single-carrier dual-polarization quaternary phase shift...
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A number of critical issues for dual-polarization single- and multi-band optical orthogonal-frequency division multiplexing (DP-SB/MB-OFDM) signals are analyzed in dispersion compensation fiber (DCF)-free long-haul links. For the first time, different DP crosstalk removal techniques are compared, the maximum transmission-reach is investigated, and...
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By a joint design of FEC and modulation, we demonstrate that it is possible to associate strong SD-FEC and differentially-encoded QPSK systems with negligible coding gain penalty and minor modifications in existing transceivers. The resulting system is robust to cycle slips.
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We experimentally compare the performances of 40 Gbps DP-BPSK, 40 Gbps DP-QPSK and 100 Gbps DP-QPSK modulation formats over 10x100 km of DCF-free transmission lines using either G.652 or G.655 fibres.
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We study here the impact of sub-wavelength optical filtering on 100 Gbps coherent multi-band OFDM transmission system. Error-free transmission is achieved after 1000 km of uncompensated G.652 fibre line and a cascade of five optical add-drop multiplexers.
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We experimentally demonstrate the potential of Polarization-Time codes in mitigating PDL in long-haul transmissions. The Silver code exhibits the best performance (2dB Q-penalty reduction at a PDL of 6dB). Moreover, for inline PDL, it improves the mean Q-factor by 0.6dB while significantly narrowing the variance of the corresponding distribution.
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We show here that coherent dual-polarization multi-band OFDM (DP-MB-OFDM) is a good candidate for long-haul WDM transmission and sub-wavelength optical switching. We demonstrate that optical add-drop of OFDM sub-bands as narrow as 8 GHz inside a 100 Gbps DP-MB-OFDM signal constituted of four sub-bands spaced by 12 GHz is feasible in the middle of a...
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Adaptive blind equalization based on modulus algorithm is very efficient to carry out polarization separation and inter-symbol interference compensation in a coherent dual-polarization quaternary-phase-shift-keying transmission system. Its performance is, however, very poor when coherent dual-polarization binary-phase-shift-keying (BPSK) modulation...