An injection-locked laser based pilot carrier enhancement technique is proposed for self-coherent OFDM. An improvement of 2.2 dB is observed when compared to Fabry-Perot filter based self-coherent OFDM.
© 2012 OSA
(060.1660) Fiber optics and optical communications : Coherent communications
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(140.3520) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, injection-locked
S. Adhikari, S. Sygletos, A. D. Ellis, B. Inan, S. L. Jansen, and W. Rosenkranz, "Enhanced Self-Coherent OFDM by the Use of Injection Locked Laser," in National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper JW2A.64.
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