Polarization-Diversity Turbo-Equalization of Polarization Mode Dispersion

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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Hellerbrand, Stephan; Hanik, Norbert (Lehrstuhl fr Nachrichtentechnik, Technische Universitt Mnchen, Theresienstrae 90, D-80333 Mnchen, Germany)

A novel method based on polarization-diversity and iterative-equalization is proposed to combat polarization mode dispersion (PMD). Simulation results are presented that show considerable gain over MLSE-receivers without polarization-diversity.