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RF-pilot-based nonlinearity compensation in frequency domain for CO-OFDM transmission
Author(s): Omar Jan; M. El-Darawy; K. Puntsri; A. Al-Bermani; R. Noé
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Paper Abstract

The effects of fiber nonlinearity in Coherent Optical Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiplexing (CO-OFDM) transmission, such as self-phase modulation (SPM) and cross-phase modulation (XPM), are a major concern. In this paper, we investigate the use of RF-Pilot (RFP) based nonlinearity compensation scheme in frequency domain to compensate for fiber nonlinearity in a coherent OFDM optical system. It shows that the RFP-based compensation scheme has superiority over a conventional pilot-based compensation scheme at FEC threshold.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 May 2012
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 8434, Nonlinear Optics and Applications VI, 84340J (10 May 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.922336
Show Author Affiliations
Omar Jan, Univ. Paderborn (Germany)
M. El-Darawy, Univ. Paderborn (Germany)
K. Puntsri, Univ. Paderborn (Germany)
A. Al-Bermani, Univ. Paderborn (Germany)
R. Noé, Univ. Paderborn (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8434:
Nonlinear Optics and Applications VI
Benjamin J. Eggleton; Alexander L. Gaeta; Neil G. Broderick, Editor(s)

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