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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 26 — Dec. 12, 2011
  • pp: B357–B362

Interplay between PDL and nonlinear effects in coherent polarization multiplexed systems

Olga Vassilieva, Inwoong Kim, Youichi Akasaka, Martin Bouda, and Motoyoshi Sekiya  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 26, pp. B357-B362 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.00B357


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Abstract

We analyzed the mechanism of the interplay between PDL and fiber nonlinear effects in 112Gb/s DP-QPSK systems and showed that PDL can generate large data-dependent optical peak power variations that can worsen nonlinear tolerance and cause an additional 1.4dB Q-penalty.

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OCIS Codes
(060.1660) Fiber optics and optical communications : Coherent communications
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization

ToC Category:
Transmission Systems and Network Elements

History
Original Manuscript: September 30, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: October 30, 2011
Published: November 18, 2011

Virtual Issues
European Conference on Optical Communication 2011 (2011) Optics Express

Citation
Olga Vassilieva, Inwoong Kim, Youichi Akasaka, Martin Bouda, and Motoyoshi Sekiya, "Interplay between PDL and nonlinear effects in coherent polarization multiplexed systems," Opt. Express 19, B357-B362 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-26-B357


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References

  1. O. Vassilieva, T. Hoshida, X. Wang, J. Rasmussen, H. Miyata, and T. Naito, “Impact of Polarization Dependent Loss and Cross-Phase Modulation on Polarization Multiplexed DQPSK Signals,” in Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Optical Fiber Communications (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, San Diego, 2008), paper OThU6 (2008).
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