Use of the Zero Forcing Method for Compensation of Polarization Dependent Loss in Coherent Fiber-Optic Links

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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Andrusier, Anton; Shtaif, Mark (School of Electrical Eng. Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel 69978)

We show that a zero forcing receiver can be used to achieve nearly optimal performance in coherent polarization multiplexed systems. The advantage is in the receiver simplicity relative to the joint detection scheme for which the ultimate performance can be achieved.