A Novel Fixed Throughput Nonlinear Cross-Polarization Compensation: Flexible k-Best GML

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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Layec, Patricia; Rossi, Nicola; Bigo, Sebastien (Nokia Bell Labs, 91620 Nozay, France)

We propose a novel blind nonlinear cross-polarization compensation method based on Generalized Maximum Likelihood. It offers a fixed throughput implementation easing the hardware logic integration thanks to a breadth-first search. Simulations show a 1dB gain in nonlinear tolerance.