Impact of Non-Ideal Pulse Carving Induced Phase Distortions on QPSK based Modulation Format

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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Chung, Hwan Seok; Chang, Sun Hyok; Kim, Kwangjoon (Optical Internet Research Department, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI), 138 Gajeongno, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, 305-700, Korea)

We investigate impact of non-ideal pulse carver induced phase distortions on QPSK format. The results show that only 0.5 dB amplitude imbalance of sinusoidal wave applied into carver produces 2 dB ONSR penalty in case of 67 % pulse carving.