Investigating the Noise Statistics in Practical 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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Ciaramella, E.; Banchi, L.; Mauro, A. Di; Contestabile, G.; Presi, M. (Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, V. G. Moruzzi, 1, 56124 Pisa, Italy)

We use a recirculating fibre loop setup to determine the probability density function of sampled bits in long links under linear and nonlinear propagation conditions. Our measurements confirm a recent theoretical simplified model.