Interchannel Nonlinearities in Polarization-Multiplexed 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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Winter, Marcus; Petermann, Klaus (Technische Universit├Ąt Berlin, FG HFT, Einsteinufer 25, 10587 Berlin, Germany)
Setti, Dario (Nokia Siemens Networks)

We examine the impact of cross-polarization modulation and cross-phase modulation in polarization-multiplexed systems by means of computer simulations and show how symbol-interleaving reduces the XPolM-related penalty.