Cancellation of SPM in Self-Homodyne Coherent Systems

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

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

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Sjödin, Martin; Johannisson, Pontus; Sköld, Mats; Karlsson, Magnus; Andrekson, Peter (Photonics Laboratory, Department of Microtechnology and Nanoscience, Chalmers University of Technology, 412 96 Göteborg, Sweden)

The signal and local oscillator acquire identical nonlinear phase shifts during propagation in a selfhomodyne coherent system. We exploit this to achieve cancellation of the phase distortion caused by self-phase modulation.