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Improved polarization-mode-dispersion tolerance in duobinary transmission using 2.5 Gb/s MZ modulator in 10.7 Gb/s metro networks
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Paper Abstract

Polarization-mode-dispersion (PMD) tolerance of a duobinary modulation format is investigated. With the use of 2.5 Gb/s Mack Zehnder modulator for modulation and optical pulse shaping of a 64 channels (10.7 Gb/s) dense wavelength division multiplexing metro networks, the electrical filter needed in conventional duobinary is no longer needed. The proposed method cut down in the complexity and cost of the duobinary transceiver. This technique allows the use of 10 Gb/s MZ modulator for 40 Gb/s duobinary transmission. We also used electronic compensation to adaptively compensate for PMD/GVD.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 November 2004
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 5579, Photonics North 2004: Photonic Applications in Telecommunications, Sensors, Software, and Lasers, (16 November 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.564753
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Moncef B. Tayahi, Univ. of Nevada/Reno (United States)
Banmali S. Rawat, Univ. of Nevada/Reno (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5579:
Photonics North 2004: Photonic Applications in Telecommunications, Sensors, Software, and Lasers

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