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European Conference and Exposition on Optical Communications
Geneva Switzerland
September 18-22, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-55752-931-2
OFDM III (Th.11.B)

Improving the Sensitivity of Direct-Detection Optical OFDM Systems by Pairing of the Optical Subcarriers

Yi Hong, Emanuele Viterbo, and Arthur J. Lowery  »View Author Affiliations


http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/ECOC.2011.Th.11.B.2


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Abstract

This paper introduces subcarrier pairing to optical OFDM systems and shows, using simulations, that the OSNR sensitivity of DDO-OFDM systems can be improved by 0.7 dB using only simple computations.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.2360) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics links and subsystems
(060.4080) Fiber optics and optical communications : Modulation

Citation
Y. Hong, E. Viterbo, and A. J. Lowery, "Improving the Sensitivity of Direct-Detection Optical OFDM Systems by Pairing of the Optical Subcarriers," in 37th European Conference and Exposition on Optical Communications, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper Th.11.B.2.
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=ECOC-2011-Th.11.B.2


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