Stochastic Nonlinear Interference in Dispersion Managed Coherent Optical Links

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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Rossi, Nicola; Ghazisaeidi, Amirhossein; Ramantanis, Petros (Nokia Bell Labs, Route de Villejust, 91620 Nozay, France)

We numerically investigate the stochastic nature of nonlinear interference in dispersion managed links. We show deviation of signal statistics from Gaussian assumption and significant performance variability due to interaction between nonlinearity and polarization mode dispersion.