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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 8 — Apr. 15, 2006
  • pp: 1038–1040

Analysis of nonlinear phase noise in single-channel return-to-zero differential phase-shift keying transmission systems

Fan Zhang, Christian-A. Bunge, and Klaus Petermann  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 8, pp. 1038-1040 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.31.001038


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Abstract

Self-phase modulation and intrachannel cross-phase-modulation– (IXPM) induced nonlinear phase noise is investigated by the variational method. IXPM can cause a considerable increase of phase noise. We show, however, that IXPM leads to a partial correlation between the phase noises of adjacent pulses, which tends to reduce the influence of nonlinear phase noise in return-to-zero differential phase-shift keying transmission. In highly dispersive transmission systems, intrachannel four-wave mixing-induced differential phase fluctuations are typically larger than differential nonlinear phase noise. The analysis is validated by Monte Carlo simulation.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.5060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Phase modulation
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: October 17, 2005
Revised Manuscript: December 13, 2005
Manuscript Accepted: December 29, 2005

Citation
Fan Zhang, Christian-A. Bunge, and Klaus Petermann, "Analysis of nonlinear phase noise in single-channel return-to-zero differential phase-shift keying transmission systems," Opt. Lett. 31, 1038-1040 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-31-8-1038

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