Digital Coherent Receivers for Uncompensated 42.8Gbit/s Transmission over High PMD Fibre

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 4Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Savory, S. J.; Mikhailov, V.; Killey, R. I.; Bayvel, P. (Optical Networks Group, Dept. of Electronic & Electrical Engineering, University College London, Torrington Place, London WC1E 7JE, UK)

We outline the principles behind digital coherent receivers and report simultaneous compensation of 53,712ps/nm chromatic dispersion from 3200km of SMF and a mean DGD up to 186ps using 42.8Gbit/s PDMQPSK with a digital coherent receiver.