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WDM Signal All-Optical Precompensation of Kerr Nonlinearity in Dispersion-Managed Fibers

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1 Author(s)
Pelusi, M.D. ; Centre for Ultrahigh Bandwidth Devices for Opt. Syst. (CUDOS), Univ. of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW, Australia

Compensation of the Kerr nonlinearity in dispersion-managed optical fiber links is demonstrated for 100-GHz-spaced wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) 40-Gb/s return-to-zero-differential phase-shift keying signals using all-optical nonlinear predistortion and phase-conjugation at the transmitter. Measurements of the bit-error rate (BER) reveal a Q2-factor improvement from 1.3 to 2.9 dB for transmission of one to four WDM channels in a standard single-mode fiber link. Although signal distortion is primarily from intrachannel nonlinearity, the BER is also degraded by linear and nonlinear interchannel crosstalk.

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Photonics Technology Letters, IEEE  (Volume:25 ,  Issue: 1 )