A Novel Optical Direct-Detection I/Q Up-Conversion with I/Q Imbalance Compensation via Gram-Schmidt Orthogonalization Procedure

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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Jiang, Wen-Jr; Lin, Chun-Ting; Wong, Er-Zih; Shih, Po-Tsung; Chen, Jason (Jyehong) (Department of Photonics and Institute of Electro-Optical Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan)
Chi, Sien (Department of Electrical Engineering, Yuan-Ze University, Taiwan)

We proposed RF detect-detection vector signal generation using optical I/Q up-conversion. The Gram– Schmidt orthogonalization procedure is employed to compensate I/Q imbalance. After transmission over 100-km SMF, penalties of 5-Gb/s QPSK signals can be ignored.