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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 21 — Nov. 1, 2013
  • pp: 4378–4381

Optimization of cascaded regenerative links based on phase sensitive amplifiers

M. A. Sorokina, S. Sygletos, and S. K. Turitsyn  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 21, pp. 4378-4381 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.004378


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Abstract

We develop an analytical method for optimizing phase sensitive amplifiers for regeneration in multilevel phase encoded transmission systems. The model accurately predicts the optimum transfer function characteristics and identifies operating tolerances for different signal constellations and transmission scenarios. The results demonstrate the scalability of the scheme and show the significance of having simultaneous optimization of the transfer function and the signal alphabet. The model is general and can be applied to any regenerative system.

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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: June 21, 2013
Revised Manuscript: August 31, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: September 19, 2013
Published: October 24, 2013

Citation
M. A. Sorokina, S. Sygletos, and S. K. Turitsyn, "Optimization of cascaded regenerative links based on phase sensitive amplifiers," Opt. Lett. 38, 4378-4381 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-21-4378


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