Fiber transmission system application and limitation of multicanonical sampling in PMD emulation

L. S. Yan, T. Lu, B. Zhang, Changyuan Yu, D. Yevick, A. E. Willner

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We apply multicanonical sampling to a 10-Gb/s fiber transmission system using a recirculating loop as a PMD emulator. With 22-ps average PMD, the probability density at 10-5BER increases from 5×10-4(Monte-Carlo) to 0.01 (multicanonical).
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOFC/NFOEC 2005 Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Technical Digest
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2005
Externally publishedYes
EventOFC/NFOEC 2005 Optical Fiber Communication Conference - Anaheim, CA, United States
Duration: 6 Mar 200511 Mar 2005


ConferenceOFC/NFOEC 2005 Optical Fiber Communication Conference
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityAnaheim, CA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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