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System impact of dynamic PMD emulation
Author(s): David S. Waddy; Ke-Cai Zeng; Liang Chen; Xiaoyi Bao
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Paper Abstract

BER degradation, caused by a dynamic PMD emulator, is investigated in a 10Gb/s optical system. It is shown that dynamic PMD emulation more closely emulates rare field fiber BER events whereas standard emulators average away these events.

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Date Published: 15 December 2003
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 5260, Applications of Photonic Technology 6, (15 December 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.545129
Show Author Affiliations
David S. Waddy, Univ. of Ottawa (Canada)
Ke-Cai Zeng, Sunrise Telecom Inc. (United States)
Liang Chen, Univ. of Ottawa (Canada)
Xiaoyi Bao, Univ. of Ottawa (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5260:
Applications of Photonic Technology 6
Roger A. Lessard; George A. Lampropoulos, Editor(s)

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