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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 8 — Apr. 13, 2009
  • pp: 6913–6919

Fiber-based all-optical regeneration of DPSK signals degraded by transmission in a fiber

Masayuki Matsumoto and Yasutaka Morioka  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 8, pp. 6913-6919 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.006913


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Abstract

An experiment of all-optical regeneration of short-pulse differential phase-shift keying (DPSK) signals using fiber nonlinearity is reported. Bit error rate (BER) performance is measured for a two-span transmission system where the regenerator is inserted between the spans. Two cases are examined where the signal degradation before the regenerator is due mainly to nonlinearity of the transmission fiber, i.e., the nonlinear phase noise, and is due to addition of amplified spontaneous emission (ASE). The regenerator is shown to be more effective in recovering signal quality in the former case of degradation due to phase noise.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2360) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics links and subsystems
(060.5060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Phase modulation
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(200.6015) Optics in computing : Signal regeneration

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: February 17, 2009
Revised Manuscript: April 9, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: April 9, 2009
Published: April 10, 2009

Citation
Masayuki Matsumoto and Yasutaka Morioka, "Fiber-based all-optical regeneration of DPSK signals degraded by transmission in a fiber," Opt. Express 17, 6913-6919 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-8-6913


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