Performance comparison of singly-polarized and polarisation-multiplexed coherent transmission at 10Gbauds under linear impairments

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

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

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Charlet, Gabriel; Renaudier, Jrmie; Pardo, Oriol Bertran; Mardoyan, Haik; Bigo, Sbastien (Alcatel-Lucent, Research and Innovation, Centre de Villarceaux, 91620, Nozay, France)
Salsi, Massiniliano (Dip. di Ing. dell'lnformazione, Universit di Parma, Italy)

The tolerance to narrow filtering and PMD is measured with and without polarization multiplexing at 10Gbauds based on QPSK formaf. Only a limited penalty is induced by polarization multiplexing, despite doubling of the channel rate.