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Optimized dispersion compensation scheme for long-distance transmission in nonlinear fibers
Author(s): Bernard Schmauss; Dieter Werner; Michael Picker
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes a new scheme for dispersion compensation called nonlinearity tolerant dispersion compensation scheme (NTDCS). The scheme is characterized by a short piece of dispersion compensating fiber (DCF) in front of the transmission fiber and a second DCF after it compensating for the rest of SSMF dispersion. The NTDCS shows much better eye restoration than precompensation or postcompensation. It is characterized by a shift of a postcompensated dispersion map towards smaller values. A shift of -280 ps/nm is found to be best choice. The tolerance against SPM is demonstrated by simulations with varying channel powers. Up to 10.5 dBm amplifier output power can easily be tolerated for a 8 X 80 km transmission.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 September 1998
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 3408, Broadband European Networks and Multimedia Services, (16 September 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.321881
Show Author Affiliations
Bernard Schmauss, Lucent Technologies (Germany)
Dieter Werner, Lucent Technologies (Germany)
Michael Picker, Lucent Technologies (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3408:
Broadband European Networks and Multimedia Services
Stephan Fischer; Ralf Steinmetz; Heinrich J. Stuettgen; Harmen R. van As; Roberto Vercelli, Editor(s)

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