Chromatic dispersion monitoring based on variance of received optical power

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Abstract

For lightwave transmission systems employing advanced modulation formats such as phase-shift keying (PSK) and quadrature-amplitude modulation (QAM), chromatic dispersion monitoring based on average variance of optical power has been demonstrated. Theoretical analyses are verified by simulations, and experiment results show that the variance of optical power at the receiver is a simple and effective statistical parameter to monitor the residual chromatic dispersion of a transmission link.
Original languageEnglish
Article number5705544
Pages (from-to)486-488
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Volume23
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 6 Apr 2011

Keywords

  • Advanced modulation formats
  • chromatic dispersion (CD)
  • optical performance monitoring (OPM)
  • optical power variance

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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