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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)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOCN.2.000456


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Abstract

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

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

Citation
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)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/jocn/abstract.cfm?URI=jocn-2-7-456


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