Impact of Nonlinearities on Optical OFDM with Direct Detection

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

Tagungsband: ECOC 2007

Seiten: 2Sprache: EnglischTyp: PDF

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Ali, v; Leibrich, Jochen; Rosenkranz, Werner (Chair for Communications, University of Kiel, Kaiserstrasse 2, 24143 Kiel, Germany)

The impact of Kerr effect and modulator nonlinearity on optical OFDM transmission is studied for an uncompensated link of 8x80km of SSMF. Especially, the dependency on the number of OFDM subcarriers is considered.