A Parallel Equalizer for High-Speed Electronic Dispersion Compensation

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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Efinger, Daniel; Speidel, Joachim (Institute of Telecommunications, University Stuttgart, Pfaffenwaldring 47, D-70569 Stuttgart)

A parallel architecture for linear transversal feed-forward (FFE) and decision feedback equalizers (DFE) is derived and applied to electronic dispersion compensation of a 40 Gbit/s intensity modulated optical transmission system with direct detection (IM/DD).