Theoretical Performance Limits Limits of Optical DPSK Under Severe 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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Franceschini, Michele; Bongiorni, Giorgio; Ferrari, Gianluigi; Raheli, Riccardo (University of Parma)

We investigate the theoretical performance limits, in terms of information rate, of optical DPSK. In particular, we characterize the chromatic dispersion tolerance of DPSK. For comparison, the performance of MLSD is also considered.