Coherent Electronic Compensation Techniques for Long-Haul Optical Fibre Transmission – Opportunities and Challenges

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 4Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Bayvel, P.; Behrens, C.; Killey, R. I.; Makovejs, v; Millar, D. S.; Savory, S. J. (Optical Networks Group, Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University College London, Torrington Place, London WC1E 7JE, UK)

We review recent advances in the use coherent detection and digital signal processing to compensate for dispersion and nonlinearity in long-haul WDM links, and assess the use of these techniques for long-haul and subsea applications.