The impacts of the distortion induced by pulse carver/data modulator misalignment on the performance of RZ-DPSK systems are investigated. Such distortion can be generalized as intersymbol interference and strongly depends on input data pulse shape.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.2380) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sources and detectors
J. Zhao, L. Chen, and C. Chan, "Performance Degradation Induced by Pulse Carver/Data Modulator Misalignment in RZ-DPSK Systems," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper JThE62.
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