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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 26 — Dec. 12, 2011
  • pp: B323–B328

Simple feed-forward wide-range frequency offset estimator for optical coherent receivers

J. C. M. Diniz, J. C. R. F. de Oliveira, E. S. Rosa, V. B. Ribeiro, V. E. S. Parahyba, R. da Silva, E. P. da Silva, L. H. H. de Carvalho, A. F. Herbster, and A. C. Bordonalli  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 26, pp. B323-B328 (2011)

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We propose and experimentally demonstrate a hardware-efficient, feed-forward, wide-range frequency offset estimator for DSP-based optical coherent receivers. Using a simple relationship of signal spectrum, this estimator is capable to estimate offsets in a range compliant with OIF requirements. Obtained results show that this estimator has a high tolerance to spectrum asymmetry caused by electrical and optical signal filtering, even when using return-to-zero pulse shaping.

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

ToC Category:
Subsystems for Optical Networks

Original Manuscript: October 3, 2011
Revised Manuscript: October 29, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: November 2, 2011
Published: November 18, 2011

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European Conference on Optical Communication 2011 (2011) Optics Express

J. C. M. Diniz, J. C. R. F. de Oliveira, E. S. Rosa, V. B. Ribeiro, V. E. S. Parahyba, R. da Silva, E. P. da Silva, L. H. H. de Carvalho, A. F. Herbster, and A. C. Bordonalli, "Simple feed-forward wide-range frequency offset estimator for optical coherent receivers," Opt. Express 19, B323-B328 (2011)

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