Reducing the Impact of Intrachannel Nonlinearities by Pulse-Width Optimisation in Multi-level Phase-Shift-Keyed Transmission

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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Behrens, C.; Killey, R. I.; Savory, S. J.; Bayvel, P. (Optical Networks Group, Dept. of Electronic & Electrical Eng, University College London, UK)
Chen, M. (European Research Centre, Huawei Technologies, Riesstr. 25, Munich, Germany)

We investigate the reduction in the duty-cycle for M-phase-shift-keyed transmission, demonstrating performance improvement in the range of 2-8 dB in nonlinear threshold (NLT) due to intrachannel-four wave mixing (IFWM) and nonlinear phase noise (NLPN).