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  • Vol. 37, Iss. 17 — Sep. 1, 2012
  • pp: 3600–3602

Nonlinear communication channels with capacity above the linear Shannon limit

Konstantin S. Turitsyn and Sergei K. Turitsyn  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 17, pp. 3600-3602 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.003600


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Abstract

We prove that, under certain conditions, the capacity of an optical communication channel with in-line, nonlinear filtering (regeneration) elements can be higher than the Shannon capacity for the corresponding linear Gaussian white noise channel.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(000.6800) General : Theoretical physics
(060.1660) Fiber optics and optical communications : Coherent communications
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: May 28, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: June 29, 2012
Published: August 24, 2012

Citation
Konstantin S. Turitsyn and Sergei K. Turitsyn, "Nonlinear communication channels with capacity above the linear Shannon limit," Opt. Lett. 37, 3600-3602 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-17-3600


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