Experimental Demonstration of PMD Compensation by LDPC-Coded Turbo Equalization

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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Djordjevic, Ivan B.; Batshon, Hussam G.; Minkov, Lyubomir L. (University of Arizona, ECE Department, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA)
Xu, Lei; Wang, Ting (NEC Laboratories of America, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA)
Cvijetic, Milorad (NEC Corporation of America, Herndon, VA 20171, USA)
Yano, Yutaka; Kueppers, Franko (NEC Corporation, Abiko, Chiba 270-1198, Japan)

The possibility of PMD compensation by using LDPC-coded turbo equalization is demonstrated experimentally for NRZ systems operating at 10-Gb/s. Significant BER performance improvement over the optimum threshold receiver is obtained.