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: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
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.