PMD and nonlinearity-induced penalties on polarization-multiplexed transmission

D. Borne, van den, N. Hecker-Denschlag, G.D. Khoe, H. Waardt, de

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Abstract

We investigate penalties induced by polarization-mode dispersion (PMD) and the interaction between PMD and fiber nonlinearity on polarization-multiplexed transmission through both simulations and experiment. We find that controlling the phase difference between polarization channels can enhance the PMD tolerance in polarization-multiplexed transmission.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2174-2176
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Volume16
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2004

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