Independence of the Impact of Inter-Channel Non-Linear Effects on Modulation Format and System Implications

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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Nespola, Antonino; Bertignono, Luca (Istituto Superiore Mario Boella (ISMB), via Pier Carlo Boggio 61,Torino, Italy)
Bosco, Gabriella; Carena, Andrea; Poggiolini, Pierluigi (Politecnico di Torino, DET, Duca degli Abruzzi, 24,10129 Torino, Italy)
Forghieri, Fabrizio (Cisco Photonics Italy srl, via Santa Maria Molgora 48/C, 20871 Vimercate, Italy)

We show by simulation that the impact of inter-channel non-linear effects is independent of modulation format in long-haul systems, once long-correlated non-linear phase-noise has been removed. We back-up the finding experimentally and investigate the system implications.