A Low-complexity Implementation of Full-rate Polarization-Time Codes for PDL Mitigation in Single-Carrier Optical Transmissions using the Constant Modulus Algorithm
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
Awwad, Elie; Tran, Patrice; Charlet, Gabriel (Nokia Bell Labs France, 7 route de Villejust, 91620 Nozay, France)
We demonstrate through simulations and experimental measurements a low-complexity implementation of the 2x2 Silver code to mitigate PDL in a single-carrier PDM system using CMA equalization. The obtained gains are compared to the optimal ones achieved by an ML decoder.