Mutual information characterization of nonlinear fiber channels
Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland
Proceedings: ECOC 2016
Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Eriksson, Tobias A. (Nokia Bell Labs, Lorenzstr. 10, 70435 Stuttgart, Germany)
Fehenberger, Tobias (Technical University of Munich (TUM), Munich, Germany)
Achievable information rates are investigated for different coherent transmission scenarios. By using four-dimensional channel statistics, taken over two polarizations or two consecutive time slots, gains compared to conventional two-dimensional demappers are found, even for links without inline dispersion compensation.