Performance of Electronic Predistortion Systems with 1 Sample/bit Processing using Optical Duobinary Format

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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Watts, P. M.; Bayvel, P.; Killey, R. I. (Optical Networks Group, Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University College London, Torrington Place, London, UK)
Glick, M. (Intel Research Pittsburgh, 4720 Forbes Avenue, Suite 410, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA)

We show that EPD using optical duobinary allows reduced sampling rates and increased dispersion tolerance. We report results of simulations of 10.7Gb/s transmission over 800km of SSMF with <2dB OSNR penalty using 1 sample/bit DACs.