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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 32, Iss. 20 — Oct. 15, 2007
  • pp: 3032–3034

Statistics of the polarization mode dispersion dynamics

Antonio Mecozzi, Cristian Antonelli, and Misha Brodsky  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 32, Issue 20, pp. 3032-3034 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.32.003032


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Abstract

We characterize the joint two-time statistics of the polarization-mode dispersion (PMD) vector. Good agreement with experimental PMD measurements taken on an installed system is achieved. The results can be used to obtain the temporal evolution of the average penalty of a system close to an outage condition.

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OCIS Codes
(000.5490) General : Probability theory, stochastic processes, and statistics
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: June 18, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: September 11, 2007
Published: October 12, 2007

Citation
Antonio Mecozzi, Cristian Antonelli, and Misha Brodsky, "Statistics of the polarization mode dispersion dynamics," Opt. Lett. 32, 3032-3034 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-32-20-3032


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