PMD Tolerance Enhancement by Adaptive Receiver for 43Gb/s DPSK NRZ- and RZ-Modulation

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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Klekamp, A.; Franz, B.; Blow, H. (Alcatel-Lucent Research and Innovation, Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG, Lorenzstr. 10, 70435 Stuttgart)

We compared experimentally PMD tolerances of an adaptively equalising 43Gb/s receiver for DPSK NRZ/RZ formats taking into account first and second order PMD. At 10-5 outage an improvement of PMD tolerance by 55% is found.