Impact of Nonlinearities on Optical OFDM with Direct Detection

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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Ali, v; Leibrich, Jochen; Rosenkranz, Werner (Chair for Communications, University of Kiel, Kaiserstrasse 2, 24143 Kiel, Germany)

The impact of Kerr effect and modulator nonlinearity on optical OFDM transmission is studied for an uncompensated link of 8x80km of SSMF. Especially, the dependency on the number of OFDM subcarriers is considered.