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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 14 — Jul. 4, 2011
  • pp: 13334–13342

Probability based modeling of cross phase modulation in 16-QAM dispersion compensated coherent systems

Vahid Tavassoli and Thomas E. Darcie  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 14, pp. 13334-13342 (2011)

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A probability-based model is developed to describe cross phase modulation in multichannel multilevel amplitude/phase modulated coherent systems. Standard deviation of nonlinear phase-shift is evaluated in 16-QAM coherent systems accordingly and by numerical simulation for different values of chromatic dispersion and symbol rate. Furthermore, an error analysis is provided to evaluate the accuracy of the model which demonstrates maximum relative error of 12% in the field of interest.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: April 20, 2011
Revised Manuscript: May 18, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: May 20, 2011
Published: June 27, 2011

Vahid Tavassoli and Thomas E. Darcie, "Probability based modeling of cross phase modulation in 16-QAM dispersion compensated coherent systems," Opt. Express 19, 13334-13342 (2011)

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