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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 21 — Oct. 17, 2005
  • pp: 8460–8468

Unifying theory of compensation techniques for intrachannel nonlinear effects

Paolo Minzioni and Alessandro Schiffini  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 21, pp. 8460-8468 (2005)

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We show a new graphical method to identify and create configurations yielding to nonlinearity compensation in a fiber transmission system. Method validity is shown with regards to different link configurations and different compensation techniques. It is demonstrated that a unifying principle can always be applied, because only one physical effect is involved, even if different practical arrangements are proposed. Disclosed method allows gaining physical insight and can be applied to derive new compensation techniques; two examples of configurations derived using the proposed technique are also reported.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.2360) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics links and subsystems
(190.3270) Nonlinear optics : Kerr effect
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.5040) Nonlinear optics : Phase conjugation

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Original Manuscript: July 18, 2005
Revised Manuscript: September 23, 2005
Published: October 17, 2005

Paolo Minzioni and Alessandro Schiffini, "Unifying theory of compensation techniques for intrachannel nonlinear effects," Opt. Express 13, 8460-8468 (2005)

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