Electrical PMD Compensation in 43-Gb/s POLMUX-NRZ-DQPSK enabled by Coherent Detection and Equalization

Konferenz: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
16.09.2007- 20.09.2007 in Berlin, Germany

Tagungsband: ECOC 2007

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Borne, D. van den; Khoe, G. D.; Waardt, H. de (COBRA institute, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands)
Duthel, T.; Fludger, C. R. S.; Schulien, C. (CoreOptics GmbH, Nuernberg, Germany)
Schmidt, E. D.; Gottwald, E. (Nokia Siemens Networks GmbH & Co. KG, Munich, Germany)
Wuth, T. (Siemens PSE GmbH & Co. KG, Munich, Germany)

PMD compensation using coherent equalization is demonstrated experimentally. Using 43-Gb/s polarization-multiplexed NRZ-DQPSK, we show compensation of practically arbitrary amounts of DGD (>200ps) and CD with negligible penalty, even in the presence of PDL and SOPMD.