The performance of multi-level DPSK modulation formats is investigated. The results include the relationship between the nonlinear impairments and number of signal levels, and the performance degradation due to linear cross-talk between the WDM channels.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
S. Park, K. D. Hong, H. S. Cho, Y. Jang, and K. Kim, " Nonlinear and Linear Impairments in WDM Transmissions Employing Multi-Level DPSK Modulation Formats," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper OME54.
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