Impact of Pump-Induced Nonlinear Phase Noise on Parametric Amplification and Wavelength Conversion of Phase-Modulated Signals

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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Elschner, Robert; Petermann, Klaus (Technische Universit ät Berlin, Fachgebiet Hochfrequenztechnik/Photonics, Sekr. HFT-4, Einsteinufer 25, 10587 Berlin, Germany)

We calculate the signal SNR penalty resulting from pump-induced nonlinear phase noise in dual-pump fibre optical parametric amplifiers for various phase-shift keying formats.