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Orthogonal-frequency-division multiplexing for dispersion compensation of long-haul optical
 

Summary: Orthogonal-frequency-division multiplexing for
dispersion compensation of long-haul optical
systems
Arthur James Lowery and Jean Armstrong
Department of Electrical & Computer Systems Engineering,
Monash University, Clayton, 3800, Australia
arthur.lowery@eng.monash.edu.au
http://www.ecse.monash.edu.au
Abstract: We show using simulations that a combination of Orthogonal
Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) and Optical Single Sideband
Modulation (OSSB) can be used to adaptively compensate for chromatic
dispersion in ultra-long-haul 10 Gbps Standard Single-Mode Fiber (S-SMF)
links. Additionally, for optical noise limited systems with Forward-Error
Correction, OFDM can accept an Optical Signal to Noise Ratio (OSNR) 0.5
dB lower than NRZ systems providing the optical carrier is suppressed.
2006 Optical Society of America
OCIS codes: (060.4080) Modulation, (060.4510) Optical communications
References and links
1. J. McNicol, M. O'Sullivan, K. Roberts, A. Comeau, D. McGhan, and L. Strawczynski, "Electrical domain
compensation of optical dispersion," in Tech. Digest of the Conference on Optical Fiber Communication,

  

Source: Armstrong, Jean - Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering, Monash University

 

Collections: Engineering