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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 2 — Jan. 27, 2014
  • pp: 1426–1439

Analytical modeling of cross-phase modulation in coherent fiber-optic system

Sina Naderi Shahi, Shiva Kumar, and Xiaojun Liang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 2, pp. 1426-1439 (2014)

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An analytical model to calculate the variance of cross-phase modulation (XPM) distortion in a wavelength-division multiplexed (WDM) fiber-optic system is developed. The method is based on the first order perturbation technique and it is applicable for both dispersion managed and dispersion uncompensated systems. For dispersion managed systems, it is shown that the variance of XPM distortion scales as Nx where N is the number of spans and x ∈ [1, 2] depending on the amount of inline-dispersion compensation. The analytical model is found to be in good agreement with simulations in most of the cases.

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OCIS Codes
(060.1660) Fiber optics and optical communications : Coherent communications
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers

ToC Category:
Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: August 19, 2013
Revised Manuscript: October 16, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: November 6, 2013
Published: January 15, 2014

Sina Naderi Shahi, Shiva Kumar, and Xiaojun Liang, "Analytical modeling of cross-phase modulation in coherent fiber-optic system," Opt. Express 22, 1426-1439 (2014)

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