442 km repeaterless transmission in a 10 Gbit/s system experiment

442 km repeaterless transmission in a 10 Gbit/s system experiment

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10 Gbit/s unrepeatered transmission is achieved over a distance of 442.5 km by using remotely pumped post and preamplifiers, low loss silica-core fibre combined with dispersion compensation, as well as artificial broadening of the spectrum to eliminate stimulated Brillouin scattering.


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