We combine tunable narrowband filtering with asynchronous sampling to produce broadband histograms that measure frequency-resolved signal distortion. We demonstrate the technique using chirped WDM signals affected by filter detuning, dispersion and nonlinear effects.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(070.0070) Fourier optics and signal processing : Fourier optics and signal processing
(070.4790) Fourier optics and signal processing : Spectrum analysis
(070.5010) Fourier optics and signal processing : Pattern recognition
S. D. Dods, P. M. Farrell, K. Hinton, and D. F. Hewitt, " A Novel Broadband Asynchronous Histogram Technique for Optical Performance Monitoring," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper OThH2.
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