A novel coherent optical receiver is proposed and experimentally demonstrated by using a feedback technique capable of reducing the nonlinear distortion in a traditional receiver while retaining the signal to noise ratio.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.1660) Fiber optics and optical communications : Coherent communications
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.5060) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase modulation
H. Chou, A. Ramaswamy, D. Zibar, L. A. Johansson, J. E. Bowers, M. Rodwell, and L. Coldren, " SFDR Improvement of a Coherent Receiver Using Feedback," in Optical Amplifiers and Their Applications/Coherent Optical Technologies and Applications, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CFA3.
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