Revisiting the evaluation of non-linear propagation impairments in highly dispersive 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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Grellier, Edouard; Antona, Jean-Christophe; Bigo, Sébastien (Alcatel-Lucent, Bell-Labs, Route de Villejust, 91620 Nozay, France)

The relevance of the nonlinear phase criterion for predicting performance in highly dispersive systems is investigated. For such systems, we propose and validate a more accurate criterion accounting for dispersion.