We experimentally demonstrate that pilot-based nonlinearity compensation is effective for mitigating XPM for CO-OFDM systems. In a 400-km periodic dispersion map, the nonlinearity limit was increased by 5 dB if used together with SPM compensation.
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(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.4080) Fiber optics and optical communications : Modulation
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
L. B. Du and A. Lowery, "Experimental demonstration of pilot-based XPM nonlinearity compensator for CO-OFDM systems," in 37th European Conference and Exposition on Optical Communications, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper Th.11.B.4.
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