Artificial Neural Networks for Linear and Non-Linear Impairment Mitigation in High-Baudrate IM/DD Systems

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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Estaran, J.; Rios-Müller, R.; Mestre, M. A.; Mardoyan, H.; Bigo, S. (Nokia Bell Labs, Route de Villejust, 91620 Nozay, France)
Jorge, F.; Konczykowska, A.; Dupuy, J.-Y. (III-V Lab-Common Laboratory of Nokia Bell Labs’, “Thales Research and Technology” and “CEA Leti”, 1 Ave. Augustin Frennel, 91120 Palaiseau, France)

We propose using artificial neural networks onto IM/DD optical links to infer simultaneously the linear and non-linear channel response. We experimentally exploit this information on an 84-GBd 4-PAM system, proving up to 10x BER improvement over FFE after 1.5-km SSMF.