Quantization of Volterra Kernel coefficients for reduced complexity nonlinear compensators
Conference: Photonische Netze - 16. ITG-Fachtagung
05/07/2015 - 05/08/2015 at Leipzig, Deutschland
Proceedings: ITG-Fb. 257: Photonische Netze
Pages: 5Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Berenguer, Pablo Wilke; Schubert, Colja; Fischer, Johannes K. (Fraunhofer Heinrich-Hertz-Institut, Berlin, Germany)
Sackey, Isaac (Technische Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany)
In this work we investigate a VSTF-based equalizer for the compensation of intra-channel distortions induced by the fiber-optical channel. The complexity of such compensators is further reduced without noticeable performance penalties by appropriate quantization of the kernel coefficients. The approaches are experimentally validated by transmission of 28-GBd PDM-16QAM signals over 480km and 800km of dispersion compensated links.