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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 7 — Apr. 4, 2005
  • pp: 2251–2255

Suppression of ghost pulses in 40Gbps optical transmission systems with fixed-pattern phase modulation

Mingyuan Zou, Minghua Chen, and Shizhong Xie  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 7, pp. 2251-2255 (2005)

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Novel fixed-pattern phase modulation scheme is proposed to suppress the IFWM-induced ghost pulses in 40Gbps RZ optical transmission systems through destructing the interference of the IFWM components in symmetric patterns. More than 3dBm launch power margin is achieved. It is a cost-effective method to improve the performance of 40Gbps RZ systems due to greater nonlinearity tolerance.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.4080) Fiber optics and optical communications : Modulation

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: January 19, 2005
Revised Manuscript: February 22, 2005
Published: April 4, 2005

Mingyuan Zou, Minghua Chen, and Shizhong Xie, "Suppression of ghost pulses in 40Gbps optical transmission systems with fixed-pattern phase modulation," Opt. Express 13, 2251-2255 (2005)

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