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Penalties due to PMD in 4x40-Gbit/s WDM systems
Author(s): Hongxiang Wang; Wenyu Zhao; Lan Wang; Yuefeng Ji
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Paper Abstract

Based on the segmented bi-refringent fiber model, the penalties due to PMD, GVD and nonlinearity effects in 4x400bit/s WDM systems is calculated by solving the coupled nonlinear Schrodinger equation in bi-refringent fiber with split-step Fourier method for different PMD values in this paper. The simulation results show that in a WDM system the outage probability for one channel is not much larger than that in other channels. For PMD compensation in WDM system it runs a dangerous risk to only compensate the worst channel at a time, and it might be necessary to compensate all channels simultaneously.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 August 2002
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4906, Optical Components and Transmission Systems, (23 August 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.480589
Show Author Affiliations
Hongxiang Wang, Beijing Univ. of Posts and Telecommunications (China)
Wenyu Zhao, Beijing Univ. of Posts and Telecommunications (China)
Lan Wang, Beijing Univ. of Posts and Telecommunications (China)
Yuefeng Ji, Beijing Univ. of Posts and Telecommunications (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4906:
Optical Components and Transmission Systems
WeiSheng Hu; Shoichi Sudo; Peter Kaiser, Editor(s)

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