Comparison on Crosstalk Tolerance of RZ-DPSK and RZ-OOK Modulation Format in Fiber Optical Parametric Amplifier

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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Kuo, Bill P. P.; Chui, P. C.; Wong, Kenneth K. Y. (Photonics Systems Research Laboratory, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong)

We investigated crosstalk tolerance of RZ-DPSK and RZ-OOK modulation format in OPA with 100GHz channel spacing. Results show an average of 2.4dB improvement in Q factor by using RZ-DPSK format over RZOOK format.