Quadrature Decomposition of a 20 Gbaud 16-QAM Signal into 2x4-PAM Signals

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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Lorences-Riesgo, A.; Mazur, M.; Andrekson, P. A.; Karlsson, M. (Photonics Laboratory, Department of Microtechnology and Nanoscience (MC2), Chalmers University of Technology, 41296 Gothenburg, Sweden)
Eriksson, T. A. (Nokia Bell Labs, Lorenzstr. 10, 70435 Stuttgart, Germany)

We propose a novel phase-sensitive processor capable of operating at low nonlinear phase shifts. With a nonlinear phase shift of 2x0.15 rad, quadrature decomposition is demonstrated with penalty of 0.5 dB at BER=10-3.