Pre-compensation for the Effects of Cascaded Optical Filtering on 10 Gsymbol/s DPSK and DQPSK Signals

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, Ying; Tang, Xuefeng; Cartledge, John C. (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6)
Roberts, Kim (Nortel Networks, 3500 Carling Ave., Nepean, Ontario, Canada K2H 8E9)

The effects of cascaded optical filtering on 10 Gsymbol/s DPSK and DQPSK signals are mitigated by pre-compensation based on the use of digital signal processing to generate the drive signals for a dual-parallel Mach-Zehnder modulator.