MLSE-EDC versus optical dispersion compensation in a single-channel SPM-limited 800 km link at 10 Gbit/s

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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Poggiolini, P.; Bosco, G.; Visintin, M. (Politecnico di Torino, Duca Abruzzi 24, Torino, Italy)
Savory, S. J.; Benlachtar, Y.; Bayvel, P.; Killey, R. I. (Optical Networks Group, Dept. Electronic Engineering, University College London, Torrington Place, London WC1E 7JE, UK)

We investigate experimentally the effectiveness of MLSE-EDC for application with signals distorted by self-phase modulation, and compare the results with those obtained using a variety of optical dispersion compensation maps.