We demonstrate a significant reduction of the required carrier-phase estimation rate for self-homodyne multi-core fiber systems by analyzing experimental data with implementation-constrained digital signal processing, which could enable an improvement on receiver energy consumption.
© 2013 OSA
(060.1660) Fiber optics and optical communications : Coherent communications
(060.2360) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics links and subsystems
(060.2920) Fiber optics and optical communications : Homodyning
J. M. Delgado Mendinueta, B. J. Puttnam, J. Sakaguchi, R. S. Luís, W. Klaus, Y. Awaji, N. Wada, A. Kanno, and T. Kawanishi, "Investigation of Receiver DSP Carrier Phase Estimation Rate for Self-homodyne Space-division Multiplexing Communication Systems," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference 2013, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper JTh2A.48.
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