PMD tolerant nonlinear compensation using in-line phase conjugation

McCarthy, M.E., Al-Khateeb, M.A.Z., Ferreira, F.M. and Ellis, A.D. (2016). PMD tolerant nonlinear compensation using in-line phase conjugation. Optics Express, 24 (4), pp. 3385-3392.

Abstract

In this paper, we numerically investigate the impact of polarisation mode dispersion on the efficiency of compensation of nonlinear transmission penalties for systems employing one of more inline phase conjugation devices. We will show that reducing the spacing between phase conjugations allows for significantly improved performance in the presence polarisation mode dispersion or a significant relaxation in the acceptable level of polarization mode dispersion. We show that these results are consistent with previously presented full statistical analysis of nonlinear transmission appropriately adjusted for the reduced section length undergoing compensation.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1364/oe.24.003385
Dataset DOI: https://doi.org/10.17036/0e9225ce-b0da-4e96-a5cd-73a411838dc8
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Electrical, electronic & power engineering
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Institute of Photonics
Engineering & Applied Sciences
Additional Information: © 2016 Optical Society of America. One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic reproduction and distribution, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modifications of the content of this paper are prohibited. Funding: EPSRC grants EP/L000091/1 and EP/J017582/1 (PEACE and UNLOC); The Royal Society [grant WM120035 (TEST)]; and EC 7FP [grant 619732 (INSPACE)]. The data for this work is available with a CC BY-NC-SA license through Aston Research Explorer (http://dx.doi.org/10.17036/0e9225ce-b0da- 4e96-a5cd-73a411838dc8)(0e9225ce-b0da-4e96-a5cd-73a411838dc8).
Uncontrolled Keywords: Fiber optics and optical communications,Nonlinear optics, fibers,Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
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Published Date: 2016-02-22
Authors: McCarthy, M.E. ( 0000-0002-1348-1574)
Al-Khateeb, M.A.Z. ( 0000-0002-1367-6777)
Ferreira, F.M. ( 0000-0002-1533-843X)
Ellis, A.D. ( 0000-0002-0417-0547)

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