Pseudo-Return-to-Zero Modulation Scheme: Application to the Compensation of Intra-Polarization Skew for PolMux 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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Gabory, Emmanuel Le Taillandier de; Fujita, Sadao; Maeda, Wakako; Fukuchi, Kiyoshi (NEC Corporation, System Platforms Research Laboratories, 1753 Shimonumabe, Nakahara-Ku, Kawasaki, Kanagawa, 211-8666, Japan)

We demonstrate a precise skew monitoring between multiplexed polarizations, demultiplexed polarization discrimination and large-PMD tolerance enhancement for 110Gbit/s PolMux-QPSK signal, by introducing a new modulation scheme, Pseudo-Return-to-Zero, and using the information it carries.