Performance Improvements of Different Modulation Formats by Applying Adaptive Electronic Equalisation in 43 Gbit/s Systems

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Franz, B.; Klekamp, A.; Rsener, D.; Buchali, F.; Blow, H. (Alcatel-Lucent Research & Innovation, Holderaeckerstr. 35, D-70499 Stuttgart, Germany)

The system tolerance improvements by analog electronic equalisation have been experimentally evaluated for different 43 Gbit/s modulation formats (OOK, DPSK, PSBT). Up to 70% higher DGD and 60% higher CD tolerance has been achieved.