PMD Mitigation for 42 x 43 Gb/s DPSK (NRZ and RZ) by Distributed Polarisation Scrambling over 4820 km long NZDSF Fibre

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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Klekamp, A.; Blow, H. (Alcatel-Lucent Research and Innovation, , Lorenzstr. 10, 70435 Stuttgart, Germany)
Dupont, S.; Plantady, Ph. (Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks, Route de Villejust, 91620 Nozay, France)
Charlet, G. (Alcatel-Lucent Research and Innovation, Route de Villejust, 91620 Nozay, France)

Simultaneous mitigation of 8ps mean DGD at 43Gb/s is demonstrated over 42 channels by use of 5 polarisation scramblers distributed over 4820km NZDSF straight line and UFEC with system margin. DPSK-NRZ and -RZ modulation performance is compared.