In-service Monitoring of PMD Induced Optical Signal Degradation Using SOP Vector Trajectory on the Poincare Sphere for High-Speed Reconfigurable Optical Networks

Konferenz: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
20.09.2009 - 24.09.2009 in Vienna, Austria

Tagungsband: ECOC 2009

Seiten: 2Sprache: EnglischTyp: PDF

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Takeshita, Hitoshi; Fukuchi, Kiyoshi; Shioiri, Satomi; Gabory, Emmanuel L. T. de (System Platforms Research Laboratories, NEC Corporation, 1753, Shimonumabe, Nakahara-ku, Kawasaki, Kanagawa, 211-8666 Japan)

We studied an in-service signal quality estimation method by using wavelength resolved SOP vector trajectories on Poincare Sphere and successfully distinguished PMD induced signal degradation with sufficient accuracy from the other signal degradation factors.