Phase-conjugated pilots for fibre nonlinearity compensation in CO-OFDM transmission

S.T. Le, M.E. McCarthy, N. MacSuibhne, A.D. Ellis, S.K. Turitsyn

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We experimentally demonstrate a novel fibre nonlinearity compensation technique for CO-OFDM based on phase-conjugated pilots (PCPs), showing that, by varying the PCP overhead a performance improvement up to 4 dB can be achieved allowing highly flexible adaptation to link characteristics.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEuropean Conference on Optical Communication, ECOC
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)978-2-9549-4440-1
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Event40th European Conference on Optical Communication - Cannes, France
Duration: 21 Sept 201425 Sept 2014


Conference40th European Conference on Optical Communication
Abbreviated titleECOC 2014

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Funding: UK EPRSC programme Grant UNLOC (EP/J017582/1) and the European Communities 7th Framework Programme FP/2007-2013 grants 258033 (MODE-GAP) and 318415 (FOX-C)


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