Optical and digital phase conjugation techniques for fiber nonlinearity compensation

S.T. Le, M.E. McCarthy, S.K. Turitsyn, I. Phillips, D. Lavery, T. Xu, P. Bayvel, A.D. Ellis

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Abstract

We discuss recent progress on the use of optical and digital phase conjugation techniques for nonlinearity compensation in optical fiber links. We compare the achievable performance gain of phase conjugated twin wave applied in two polarization states and time segments with mid-link optical phase conjugation and digital back propagation. For multicarrier transmission scheme such as orthogonal frequency division multiplexing, two recently proposed schemes, namely phase-conjugated pilots and phase-conjugated subcarrier coding are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOpto-Electronics and Communications Conference, OECC 2015
PublisherIEEE
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)978-1-4673-7944-1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015
EventOpto-Electronics and Communications Conference - Shanghai, China
Duration: 28 Jun 20152 Jul 2015

Publication series

Name
ISSN (Electronic)2166-8892

Conference

ConferenceOpto-Electronics and Communications Conference
Abbreviated titleOECC 2015
CountryChina
CityShanghai
Period28/06/152/07/15

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Funding: EPSRC [UNLOC and PEACE (EP/J017582/1 and EP/L000091/1)]; EC's 7FP 2007-2013 [258033 (MODE-GAP) and 318415 (FOX-C)]; and The Royal Society [WM120035 (TEST)].

Keywords

  • coherent detection
  • coherent optical transmission
  • Nonlinearity mitigation

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    Le, S. T., McCarthy, M. E., Turitsyn, S. K., Phillips, I., Lavery, D., Xu, T., Bayvel, P., & Ellis, A. D. (2015). Optical and digital phase conjugation techniques for fiber nonlinearity compensation. In Opto-Electronics and Communications Conference, OECC 2015 IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/OECC.2015.7340113