Study on ISI Mitigation Capability of MLSE Equalizers in RSOA-based 10Gbit/s WDM PON

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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Agata, Akira; Horiuchi, Yukio (KDDI R&D Laboratories Inc., 2-1-15 Ohara, Fujimino-shi, Saitama 356-8502, Japan)
Cho, Keun Yeong; Takushima, Yuichi; Chung, Yun C. (KAIST, Department of Electrical Engineering, 335 Gwahangno, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, 305-701, Korea)

Detailed performance analysis of MLSE receivers in RSOA-based 10Gbit/s WDM PON systems is presented. We found the impact of ISI from preceding bits could be larger than succeeding bits and 8-state MLSE would be sufficient.