Nonlinear Impairment Compensation Using Expectation Maximization for PDM 16-QAM Systems

Darko Zibar, Ole Winther, Niccolo Franceschi, Robert Borkowski, Antonio Caballero Jambrina, Valeria Arlunno, Mikkel Nørgaard Schmidt, Neil Guerrero Gonzales, Bangning Mao, Knud J. Larsen, Idelfonso Tafur Monroy

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    Abstract

    We show experimentally that by using non-linear signal processing based algorithm, expectation maximization, nonlinear system tolerance can be increased by 2 dB. Expectation maximization is also effective in combating I/Q modulator nonlinearities and laser linewidth.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationECOC Technical Digest
    Number of pages3
    PublisherOptical Society of America
    Publication date2012
    PagesTh.1.D.2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2012
    Event38th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication - Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Duration: 16 Sep 201220 Sep 2012
    http://www.ecoc2012.org/

    Conference

    Conference38th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication
    Country/TerritoryNetherlands
    CityAmsterdam
    Period16/09/201220/09/2012
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    This paper was published in OSA Technical Digest and is made available as an electronic reprint with the permission of OSA. The paper can be found at the following URL on the OSA website: http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=ECEOC-2012-Th.1.D.2. Systematic or multiple reproduction or distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law.

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