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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 24 — Nov. 24, 2008
  • pp: 19920–19925

Improved nonlinearity precompensation for long-haul high-data-rate transmission using coherent optical OFDM

Liang B. Du and Arthur J. Lowery  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 24, pp. 19920-19925 (2008)

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We show that the performance of precompensation of fiber nonlinearity in coherent optical OFDM systems operating at up to 60 Gbps/polarization can be improved by electrical filtering the precompensation signal. The optimal filter bandwidth is related to the FWM efficiency spectrum when dispersion is considered.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.4080) Fiber optics and optical communications : Modulation
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: September 2, 2008
Revised Manuscript: November 5, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: November 7, 2008
Published: November 19, 2008

Liang B. Du and Arthur J. Lowery, "Improved nonlinearity precompensation for long-haul high-data-rate transmission using coherent optical OFDM," Opt. Express 16, 19920-19925 (2008)

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