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Journal of Optical Communications and Networking

  • Editors: K. Bergman and V. Chan
  • Vol. 2, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 2010
  • pp: 456–462

Electronic Postcompensation of Fiber Nonlinearity for 40 Gbit s WDM Systems

Nisar Ahmed, M. I. Hayee, and Q. Zhang  »View Author Affiliations

Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 2, Issue 7, pp. 456-462 (2010)

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We propose a technique to electronically postcompensate fiber nonlinearity in 40 Gbit s long-haul WDM transmission systems. We have analyzed this technique for return-to-zero and carrier-suppressed return-to-zero modulation formats using two different dispersion maps. Our analysis shows that the proposed technique can increase the overall system margin by more than 1.0 dB in 40 Gbit s long-haul WDM transmission systems.

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OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers

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Research Papers

Original Manuscript: January 19, 2010
Revised Manuscript: May 18, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: May 19, 2010
Published: June 30, 2010

Nisar Ahmed, M. I. Hayee, and Q. Zhang, "Electronic Postcompensation of Fiber Nonlinearity for 40 Gbit∕s WDM Systems," J. Opt. Commun. Netw. 2, 456-462 (2010)

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