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Challenges to polarization mode dispersion compensation
Author(s): Reza Khosravani
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Paper Abstract

PMD compensation is one of the requirements for deployment of 40 Gbit/s systems. In this paper, we discuss several important considerations in the design of PMD compensators. Issues regarding PMD-induced distortion detection, feedback and control algorithms in the presence of local minima, cost/performance tradeoffs, and interaction between PMD and other degrading effects (such as chromatic dispersion, PDL, and fiber nonlinearities) are among the topics that will be presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 July 2002
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 4870, Active and Passive Optical Components for WDM Communications II, (11 July 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.475532
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Reza Khosravani, Phaethon Communications, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4870:
Active and Passive Optical Components for WDM Communications II
Achyut Kumar Dutta; Abdul Ahad Sami Awwal; Niloy K. Dutta; Katsunari Okamoto, Editor(s)

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