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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 23 — Nov. 5, 2012
  • pp: 25636–25643

Digital joint compensation of IMD3 and XMD in broadband channelized RF photonic link

Xiaojun Xie, Yitang Dai, Kun Xu, Jian Niu, Ruixin Wang, Li Yan, Yuefeng Ji, and Jintong Lin  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 23, pp. 25636-25643 (2012)

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Based on forward distortion information acquisition and post digital signal processing (DSP), we propose and demonstrate a novel scheme to effectively suppress the third-order intermodulation distortion (IMD3) and cross-modulation distortion (XMD) in a channelized RF photonic link. The simultaneous distortion compensation capacity is studied numerically, and suppression of XMD and IMD3 by about 28 dB and 25 dB, respectively, is achieved experimentally. The scheme principle and the digital compensation procedure are discussed, which shows a simple hardware implementation and algorithm.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2360) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics links and subsystems
(060.5625) Fiber optics and optical communications : Radio frequency photonics

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: July 24, 2012
Revised Manuscript: September 27, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: October 18, 2012
Published: October 29, 2012

Xiaojun Xie, Yitang Dai, Kun Xu, Jian Niu, Ruixin Wang, Li Yan, Yuefeng Ji, and Jintong Lin, "Digital joint compensation of IMD3 and XMD in broadband channelized RF photonic link," Opt. Express 20, 25636-25643 (2012)

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