Duty ratio control of nonlinear phase noise in dispersion managed WDM systems using RZ-DPSK modulation

Year: 2005

Authors: Tonello A., Wabnitz S., Boyraz O.

Autors Affiliation: Laboratoire de Physique, l\’Université de Bourgogne, Faculté des Sciences Mirande, 9 Av. Alain Savary, 21078 Dijon, France; University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Electrical Engineering, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1594, United States

Abstract: We show that the performance of dispersion managed WDM systems using the RZ-DPSK modulation format as limited by nonlinear mixing between signal and noise may be significatively improved by properly adjusting the signal duty ratio.

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KeyWords: Acoustic noise; Dispersion (waves); Mixing; Phase shift keying; Signal to noise ratio, Nonlinear mixing; RZ-DPSK modulation; Signal duty ratio, Wavelength division multiplexing
DOI: 10000000000