Dispersion and nonlinearity tolerance of modulation formats for 160 Gb/s systems

Xu Zhenbo, Christophe Peucheret, Andrei Siahlo, Karsten Rottwitt, Palle Jeppesen

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    We compare the RZ-DQPSK modulation format in 160 Gb/s single channel systems with RZ, CSRZ, RZ-DPSK and CSRZ-DPSK for the first time. We find that RZ-DQPSK offers nearly three time better dispersion tolerance than CSRZ-DPSK.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationTechnical Digest Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2004
    Place of PublicationUSA
    Publication date2004
    ISBN (Print)1-55752-777-6
    Publication statusPublished - 2004
    EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2004 - San Francisco, CA, United States
    Duration: 18 May 200420 May 2004


    ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2004
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    CitySan Francisco, CA
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