Fast and Accurate Automatic Frequency Control for Coherent Receivers

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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Piyawanno, K.; Kuschnerov, M.; Lankl, B. (Federal Armed Forces University Munich, Germany)
Spinnler, B. (Nokia Siemens Networks GmbH & Co. KG, Transport Technology, Munich, Germany)

We demonstrate an algorithm for non-data aided spectrum-based automatic frequency control in coherent receivers. The proposed algorithm is independent of modulation formats, robust against channel distortion and outperforms the well-known spectrum-based algorithms.