Penalty Saturation of MLSE-Based Electronic Equalisation in Presence of DGD and Chromatic 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: PDF

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Schinabeck, A. (Lucent Technologies Network Systems GmbH, D-90411, Nrnberg, Germany)
Sauer-Greff, W.; Urbansky, R. (University of Kaiserslautern, D-67661 Kaiserslautern, Germany)
Haunstein, H. (University of Erlangen-Nrnberg, D-91058 Erlangen, Germany)

The MLSE equaliser performance is investigated for large DGD and CD by theoretical bounds and 42.7Gb/s simulations. Due to penalty saturation the required OSNR at DGDs closely above bit duration is dominant.