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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 35, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 2010
  • pp: 2203–2205

Kalman filter carrier and polarization-state tracking

Todd Marshall, Bogdan Szafraniec, and Bernd Nebendahl  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 35, Issue 13, pp. 2203-2205 (2010)

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Application of Kalman filtering with a novel nearest-symbol constraint enables dynamic tracking of carrier phase and polarization state. Thereby, the proposed Kalman filter accomplishes demodulation of optical polarization- multiplexed complex modulation format signals.

© 2010 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing
(120.3930) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Metrological instrumentation

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Original Manuscript: April 21, 2010
Revised Manuscript: June 1, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: June 2, 2010
Published: June 23, 2010

Todd Marshall, Bogdan Szafraniec, and Bernd Nebendahl, "Kalman filter carrier and polarization-state tracking," Opt. Lett. 35, 2203-2205 (2010)

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