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Simulation of polarization mode dispersion compensation based on EMTY-model and nonlinear optimization
Author(s): Albert H. Sultanov; Christian Schaeffer; Valery K. Bagmanov; Michael Haas; Svyatoslav Kharitonov
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Paper Abstract

There are two main approaches for the enhancement of data transfer rates in fiber-optical communication systems: by increasing the number of WDM-channels or simply by increasing the bit rate of each channel. At present, a key factor which restricts the date rate of WDM-channels is polarization mode dispersion (PMD). PMD has a significant influence on the signal quality at bit rates of more than 10 Gbps per channel. An adaptive optical compensator based on controlled birefringent elements for mitigation of higher order PMD is posed a challenging method. Using the EMTY model in combination with nonlinear optimization to adjust the compensator parameters leads to good results (in given test - average PMD value is reduced about 2,5 times) and can be used as basis of an algorithm for a reconfigurable optical compensator.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 January 2010
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 7523, Optical Technologies for Telecommunications 2009, 752304 (21 January 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.854874
Show Author Affiliations
Albert H. Sultanov, Ufa State Aviation Technical Univ. (Russian Federation)
Christian Schaeffer, Helmut Schmidt Univ. (Germany)
Valery K. Bagmanov, Ufa State Aviation Technical Univ. (Russian Federation)
Michael Haas, Technical Univ. Dresden (Germany)
Svyatoslav Kharitonov, Ufa State Aviation Technical Univ. (Russian Federation)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7523:
Optical Technologies for Telecommunications 2009

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