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Effects and numerical simulation of PMD on optical fiber TV transmission system
Author(s): Youju Mao; Mingrui Dang; Xiaolong Yang
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Paper Abstract

Along with progresses in high-speed, broadband long-haul and full service transmission in optical fiber system, the polarization mode dispersion has become one of major limiting factors in terms of the system bandwidth and the linearity, and leads to severe signal impairments, especially the second-order PMD for an analog system. Therefore the purpose of the paper is to present a detailed description of PMD effects (in terms of composite second-order) on PAL-D 60 channels analog CATV signals and to show the numerical simulations about some important relations between the CSO and the PMD distortion factors. Based on the simulation results, we also discuss a second-order PMD compensation scheme for optical DWDM CATV backbone network, which can efficiently reduce second-order, or even higher-order nonlinear distortions. It has been successfully applied to our national CATV networks.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 July 2002
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4872, Optical Transmission Systems and Equipment for WDM Networking, (8 July 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.475132
Show Author Affiliations
Youju Mao, Chongqing Univ. of Posts and Telecommunications (China)
Mingrui Dang, Chongqing Univ. of Posts and Telecommunications (China)
Xiaolong Yang, Chongqing Univ. of Posts and Telecommunications (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4872:
Optical Transmission Systems and Equipment for WDM Networking
Benjamin B. Dingel; Brewster Roe Hemenway; Achyut Kumar Dutta; Ken-Ichi Sato, Editor(s)

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