By Topic

Impact of Interchannel Nonlinearities on a Split-Step Intrachannel Nonlinear Equalizer

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

4 Author(s)
Savory, S.J. ; UCL Electron. & Electr. Eng. Dept., Univ. Coll. London, London, UK ; Gavioli, G. ; Torrengo, E. ; Poggiolini, P.

We experimentally investigate the use of split-step intrachannel nonlinear equalizer, for a wavelength-division-multiplexed (WDM) 112-Gb/s nonreturn-to-zero polarization-division-multiplexed quadri-phase-shift keying system using a digital coherent receiver. Our investigations demonstrate that the nonlinear compensation algorithm can increase the reach by 23% in a 100-GHz spacing WDM link compared to 46% for the single-channel case. When the channel spacing is reduced to 50 GHz, the reach improvement is minimal due to the uncompensated interchannel nonlinearities; nevertheless, the system robustness is improved as the system operating power dynamic range is widened by 2 dB.

Published in:

Photonics Technology Letters, IEEE  (Volume:22 ,  Issue: 10 )