Dispersion Management in WDM Coherent PDM-QPSK Systems

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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Xie, Chongjin (Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, 791 Holmdel-Keyport Road, Holmdel, NJ 07733, USA)

We show that dispersion management with DCF does not outperform electronic dispersion compensation for WDM coherent NRZ-PDM-QPSK systems, but for time-interleaved RZ-PDM-QPSK systems, dispersion management provides higher nonlinear tolerance than electronic dispersion compensation alone.