Optical Performance Monitoring of Data Degradation by Evaluating the Deformation of an Asynchronously Generated I/Q Data Constellation

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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Arbab, Vahid R.; Wu, Xiaoxia; Willner, Alan E.; Weber, Charles L. (University of Southern California, Department of Electrical Engineering-Systems, Los Angeles, CA 90089)

We present a technique of using asynchronously generated constellation pattern to simultaneously monitor CD and first order PMD in DQPSK systems. By characterizing deformations in the patterns, the amount of accumulated CD and PMD can be estimated.