Mitigation of Signal Distortion in 42.7 Gb/s Duobinary Transmission Using a Single Chip Optical Equalizer

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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Mikhailov, V.; Killey, R. I.; Bayvel, P. (Optical Networks Group, Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University College London, Torrington Place, London WC1E 7JE, UK)
Doerr, C. R.; Buhl, L. L. (Bell Laboratories, Alcatel-Lucent, 791 Holmdel-Keyport Rd, Holmdel, New-Jersey, 07733, USA)

We experimentally investigated the ability of optical equalizers to mitigate signal distortion caused by chromatic dispersion, intrachannel fiber nonlinearities and cascaded filters in 42.7 Gb/s duobinary transmission.