Investigation of single-channel nonlinear impairments on 40Gb/s coherent Polarization Division Multiplexed QPSK in dispersion-managed or digitally post compensated systems

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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Salsi, Massimiliano (Universita di Parma, Italy)
Renaudier, Jrmie; Charlet, Gabriel; Pardo, Oriol Bertran; Tran, Patrice; Bigo, Sbastien (Alcatel-Lucent, Research&lnnovation, Centre de Villarceaux, Nozay, France)

The nonlinear tolerance of 40Gb/s coherent POM-QPSK is investigated. Inline dispersion-managed systems show better performance than digitally post ocmpensated systems, and can be further improved by 1dB with digdal mitigation of nonlinear phase distortions.