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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 22 — Oct. 24, 2011
  • pp: 21717–21729

Low-complexity and phase noise tolerant carrier phase estimation for dual-polarization 16-QAM systems

Yuliang Gao, Alan Pak Tao Lau, Shuangyi Yan, and Chao Lu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 22, pp. 21717-21729 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.021717


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Abstract

A low-complexity feed-forward carrier phase estimation (CPE) technique is presented for dual-polarization (DP)-16-QAM transmission systems. By combining QPSK partitioning, maximum likelihood (ML) detection and phase offset estimation between signals in different polarizations, simulation and experimental results for a 200Gb/s DP-16-QAM system demonstrate similar linewidth tolerance to the best feed-forward CPE reported to date while the computational complexity is at least three times lower compared with other simplified feed-forward CPE techniques.

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OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.1660) Fiber optics and optical communications : Coherent communications
(060.5060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Phase modulation

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: August 29, 2011
Revised Manuscript: September 29, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: September 29, 2011
Published: October 19, 2011

Citation
Yuliang Gao, Alan Pak Tao Lau, Shuangyi Yan, and Chao Lu, "Low-complexity and phase noise tolerant carrier phase estimation for dual-polarization 16-QAM systems," Opt. Express 19, 21717-21729 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-22-21717


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