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Challenges of coping with PMD in high-speed WDM optical systems
Author(s): Bogdan Hoanca; Alan Willner; Reza Khosravani; Sanggeon Lee; Fred E. Babian; Patrick Chou
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Paper Abstract

PMD is one of the critical hurdles in deploying high capacity fiber optical networks (OC-192 per channel and above). Due to its stochastic and time-varying nature, PMD compensation requires adaptive schemes, using feedback or feed-forward techniques. In this paper we will discuss practical issues and limitations of PMD compensation, as well as recent developments on architecture and feedback schemes.

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Date Published: 30 July 2001
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 4532, Active and Passive Optical Components for WDM Communication, (30 July 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.436016
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Bogdan Hoanca, Phaethon Communications, Inc. (United States)
Alan Willner, Phaethon Communications, Inc. and Univ. of Southern California (United States)
Reza Khosravani, Phaethon Communications, Inc. (United States)
Sanggeon Lee, Phaethon Communications, Inc. (United States)
Fred E. Babian, Phaethon Communications, Inc. (United States)
Patrick Chou, Phaethon Communications, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4532:
Active and Passive Optical Components for WDM Communication
Achyut Kumar Dutta; Abdul Ahad Sami Awwal; Niloy K. Dutta; Katsunari Okamoto, Editor(s)

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