Global Sources
EE Times-India
Stay in touch with EE Times India
 
EE Times-India > RF/Microwave
 
 
RF/Microwave  

ZTE showcases 10Tbit/s optical fibre data transmission

Posted: 28 Mar 2011     Print Version  Bookmark and Share

Keywords:single-channel data transmission  carrier generation technology  100Gbit/s transmission  single-channel 10Tbit/s 

China's telecommunications equipment providers, ZTE Corp. presented the results of a test transmission at the recent OFC/NFOEC 2011 conference in Los Angeles showcasing the achievement of a single-channel data transmission of 10Tbit/s over 640km of optical fibre.

According to the company, this rate is equivalent to transmitting 160 high-definition movies per second.

The experiment used ZTE's patented "carrier generation technology" to generate 112 coherent and frequency-locked optical sub-carrier signals, with each sub-carrier bearing 100Gbit/s optical signals, and successfully achieved optical signals with a single-channel rate of 11.2Tbit/s, a payload line rate of 10Tbit/s plus overheads such as FEC.

Optical communications companies are beginning to use 100Gbit/s transmission but also seeking candidate technologies at higher bit rates of 400Gbit/s, 1Tbit/s and beyond. With rapid growth in demand for higher bandwidth, single-channel 10Tbit/s will be the transmission rate for future telecommunication networks.

- Peter Clarke
  EE Times





Comment on "ZTE showcases 10Tbit/s optical fibre..."
Comments:  
*  You can enter [0] more charecters.
*Verify code:
 
 
Webinars

Seminars

Visit Asia Webinars to learn about the latest in technology and get practical design tips.

 

Go to top             Connect on Facebook      Follow us on Twitter      Follow us on Orkut

 
Back to Top