Characterization and Pre-Distortion of Linear and Non-Linear Transmitter Impairments for PM-64QAM Applications

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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Duthel, Thomas; Hermann, Peter; Schießl, Johann; Fludger, Chris R. S.; Bisplinghoff, Andreas; Kupfer, Theodor (Cisco Optical GmbH, Nordostpark 12-14, 90411 Nuremberg, Germany)

A characterization approach for optical IQ transmitter’s skew, frequency response and nonlinear properties is presented. Its effectiveness is proven by performance measurements of digitally predistorted PM-64QAM at 384Gbit/s. Special attention is given to the optical loss induced by modulation.