A simple digital pre-compensation technique for the pattern-dependent phase distortion in Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers is proposed for coherent QAM transmitters. The performance of the proposed compensator is experimentally evaluated in 40Gbps 16QAM systems.
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S. Lange, Y. Yoshida, and K. Kitayama, "A Low-complexity Digital Pre-compensation of SOA Induced Phase Distortion in Coherent QAM Transmissions," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference 2013, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper OTh3C.7.
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