Experimental Study of Nonlinear Phase Noise and its Impact on WDM Systems with DP-256QAM

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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Yankov, Metodi P.; Da Ros, Francesco; Silva, Edson P. da; Zibar, Darko; Oxenlowe, Leif K.; Galili, Michael; Forchhammer, Soren (Department of Photonics Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Ørsteds Plads 343, 2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark)
Fehenberger, Tobias (Institute for Communications Engineering, Technical University of Munich (TUM), Munich, Germany)
Barletta, Luca (Department of Electronics Information and Bioengineering, Politecnico di Milano, 20133 Milan, Italy)

A probabilistic method for mitigating the phase noise component of the non-linear interference in WDM systems with Raman amplification is experimentally demonstrated. The achieved gains increase with distance and are comparable to the gains of single-channel digital back-propagation.