PMD Tolerant Direct-Detection Optical OFDM System

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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Mayrock, Markus; Haunstein, Herbert (University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Institute for Information Transmission, Cauerstr. 7, D-91058 Erlangen)

We show that PMD degrades the transmission performance of an optical OFDM system which is based on direct-detection and single side-band transmission. Maximum PMD tolerance can be achieved applying polarization diversity together with polarization control.