Improvement of tolerance to fibre non-linearity of incoherent multilevel signalling for WDM transmission with 10-Gbit/s OOK channels
Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria
Proceedings: ECOC 2009
Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Kikuchi, Nobuhiko; Sasaki, Shinya (Central Research Lab., Hitachi, Ltd., 1-280 Higashi-Koigakubo, Kokubunji, Tokyo 185-8601, Japan)
Fibre nonlinear effect on incoherent multilevel signalling with co-propagating 10-G OOK channels is investigated by experiments and numerical simulations, and QAM signals with non-Euclidean decision boundaries are shown to alleviate SPM and XPM effects.