A structure of non-adaptive decision-aided maximum likelihood is demonstrated by introducing a forgetting factor via analysis and experiments, which achieves the same performance as the adaptive phase estimation while reducing algorithm complexity.
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(060.1660) Fiber optics and optical communications : Coherent communications
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(060.5060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Phase modulation
S. Zhang, L. Xu, P. Y. Kam, C. Yu, and T. Wang, "Study on the Performance of Decision-Aided Maximum Likelihood Phase Estimation with a Forgetting Factor," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference 2011, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper JWA022.
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