We present a covariance matrix method to compute accurate error rates in a 10Gb/s DWDM chirped RZ transmission system with channels spaced 50GHz apart at the computational cost of only 280 Monte Carlo noise realizations.
© 2003 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.2500) Quantum optics : Fluctuations, relaxations, and noise
R. Holzlohner, C. R. Menyuk, W. L. Kath, and V. S. Grigoryan, "A Covariance Matrix Method for Calculating Accurate Bit Error Rates in a DWDM Chirped RZ System," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2003), paper ThW3.
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