State-Complexity Reduction in MLSD Receivers for Direct-Detection Optical Communications
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: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Franceschini, Michele; Ferrari, Gianluigi; Raheli, Riccardo (University of Parma)
Meli, Fausto; Castoldi, Andrea (Cisco Photonics, Monza, Italy)
We investigate the impact of state complexity reduction techniques on the performance of MLSD-based EDC. Our results show that simple state reduction techniques guarantee a good trade-off between complexity and robustness against uncompensated chromatic dispersion.