We demonstrate all-optical pre-compensation of the fiber Kerr-effect on 40 Gb/s signals using a negative nonlinearity module. Tunable compensation for different DPSK formats, fiber spans and WDM channels achieves up to ~4 dB lower BER power penalty.
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M. Pelusi and B. Eggleton, "Tunable all-optical pre-compensation of fiber Kerr effect on multi-format DPSK signals using a nonlinearity module," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper OTh4H.1.
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