Joint CD and PMD Compensation for Direct-Detected Optical OFDM Using Polarization-Time Coding Approach

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Peng, Wei-Ren; Chi, Sien (Department of Photonics & Institute of Electro-Optical Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, HsinChu, Taiwan 300, R.O.C.)
Feng, Kai-Ming (Institute of Communications Engineering, National Tsing Hua University, HsinChu, Taiwan 300, R.O.C.)

We demonstrate a polarization-time coding method for direct-detected OFDM, which provides the signal with immunity against both fibre CD and PMD effects. Further dynamic PTC method is introduced for trading the PMD tolerance with receiving sensitivity.