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Simultaneous and independent optical impairments monitoring using singular spectrum analysis of asynchronously sampled signal amplitudes
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Paper Abstract

Optical performance monitoring (OPM) becomes an inviting topic in high speed optical communication networks. In this paper, a novel technique of OPM based on a new elaborated computation approach of singular spectrum analysis (SSA) for time series prediction is presented. Indeed, various optical impairments among chromatic dispersion (CD), polarization mode dispersion (PMD) and amplified spontaneous emission (ASE) noise are a major factors limiting quality of transmission data in the systems with data rates lager than 40 Gbit/s. This technique proposed an independent and simultaneous multi-impairments monitoring, where we used SSA of time series analysis and forecasting. It has proven their usefulness in the temporal analysis of short and noisy time series in several fields, that it is based on the singular value decomposition (SVD). Also, advanced optical modulation formats (100 Gbit/s non-return-to zero dual-polarization quadrature phase shift keying (NRZ-DP-QPSK) and 160 Gbit/s DP-16 quadrature amplitude modulation (DP-16QAM)) offering high spectral efficiencies have been successfully employed by analyzing their asynchronously sampled amplitude. The simulated results proved that our method is efficient on CD, first-order PMD, Q-factor and OSNR monitoring, which enabled large monitoring ranges, the CD in the range of 170-1700 ps/nm.Km and 170-1110 ps/nm.Km for 100 Gbit/s NRZ-DP-QPSK and 160 Gbit/s DP-16QAM respectively, and also the DGD up to 20 ps is monitored. We could accurately monitor the OSNR in the range of 10-40 dB with monitoring error remains less than 1 dB in the presence of large accumulated CD.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 September 2015
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 9577, Optical Modeling and Performance Predictions VII, 95770D (25 September 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2188391
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Latifa Guesmi, Univ. of Carthage (Tunisia)
Mourad Menif, Univ. of Carthage (Tunisia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9577:
Optical Modeling and Performance Predictions VII
Mark A. Kahan; Marie B. Levine-West, Editor(s)

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