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Journal of the Optical Society of America A


  • Editor: Franco Gori
  • Vol. 28, Iss. 8 — Aug. 1, 2011
  • pp: 1759–1764

Differential group delay prediction in optical fiber links

George Soliman and David Yevick  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 28, Issue 8, pp. 1759-1764 (2011)

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We simulate the time evolution of differential group delay (DGD) in a fiber link in the hinge model with time series forecasting procedures, in particular, autoregressive (AR) models with Kalman filter, pattern imitation, and a Taylor expansion. In these studies, the furthest prediction horizon was attained with the AR accompanied by the Kalman filter procedure. We further discuss the influence of measurement noise on the prediction horizon. We also apply these methods to the measured DGD on 40 Gb / s fiber links and discuss the results.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2300) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber measurements
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: February 17, 2011
Revised Manuscript: June 13, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: July 5, 2011
Published: July 29, 2011

George Soliman and David Yevick, "Differential group delay prediction in optical fiber links," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 28, 1759-1764 (2011)

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