We propose an optical and electrical feed-forward circuit that reduces phase noise in PSK signals by averaging the noise. A phase-fluctuating PSK signal is phase-modulated with a feed-forward signal from differential detectors and signal processing.
© 2013 OSA
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.5060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Phase modulation
(230.0250) Optical devices : Optoelectronics
K. Inoue and M. Ohta, "Averaging of Phase Noise in NRZ-PSK Signals by Using an Optical and Electrical Feed-Forward Circuit," in CLEO: 2013, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper CM1G.6.
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