Ultra-Wideband Nonlinearity Compensation Performance in the Presence of PMD

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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Liga, Gabriele; Xu, Tianhua; Killey, Robert I.; Bayvel, Polina (Optical Networks Group, University College London (UCL), London, UK)
Czegledi, Cristian B.; Agrell, Erik (Department of Signals and Systems, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden)

We investigate the performance of multi-channel digital backpropagation for 1 THz bandwidth optical fibre transmission in the presence of polarisation-mode dispersion. We show that the average SNR performance rapidly saturates as a function of the compensation bandwidth.