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: PDF

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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.