Limitations of MLSE-Viterbi receivers due to clocking errors

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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Louchet, Hadrien; Richter, Andr (VPIsystems, Carnotstr. 6, 10587 Germany)

Imperfections of clock recovery from highly distorted signals limit the utilization of electronic dispersion mitigation. We investigate the impact of clocking errors on the performance of MLSE-Viterbi equalization using static and adaptive channel estimation.