Nonlinear Phase Noise Mitigation by Polarization Mode Dispersion in Dispersion Managed coherent PDM-QPSK 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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Serena, Paolo; Bononi, Alberto (Università degli Studi di Parma, dept. Ingegneria dell’Informazione, v.le G. Usberti 181/A, 43100 Parma, Italy)

We show by simulation that PMD helps reduce nonlinear phase noise in single-channel coherent PDMQPSK systems at both 43 and 112 Gbit/s, with improved resilience at 112 Gbit/s.