RIN-penalty mitigation and transmission performance improvement using forward propagated broadband first order Raman pump

Tan, Mingming, Iqbal, Md Asif, Krzczanowicz, Lukasz, Phillips, Ian D., El-Taher, Atalla, Forysiak, Wladek and Harper, Paul (2017). RIN-penalty mitigation and transmission performance improvement using forward propagated broadband first order Raman pump. IN: 2017 Opto-Electronics and Communications Conference, OECC 2017 and Photonics Global Conference, PGC 2017. 2017 Opto-Electronics and Communications Conference (OECC) and Photonics Global Conference (PGC), 2017-N . IEEE.

Abstract

We demonstrate that using a broadband pump enables forward-propagated first order distributed Raman amplification by mitigating RIN-associated penalty. This extends the reach of 10 × 120 Gb/s DP-QPSK WDM transmission up to 7499 km, compared with other commercially available pumps. Moreover, using this Raman scheme maintains uniform/symmetric signal power distribution and requires low pump power.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/OECC.2017.8114896
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Institute of Photonics
Engineering & Applied Sciences
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Electrical, electronic & power engineering
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Event Title: 2017 Opto-Electronics and Communications Conference, OECC 2017 and Photonics Global Conference, PGC 2017
Event Type: Other
Event Dates: 2017-07-31 - 2017-08-04
Uncontrolled Keywords: coherent communications,Raman amplification,Electrical and Electronic Engineering,Computer Networks and Communications
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Published Date: 2017-11-17
Authors: Tan, Mingming
Iqbal, Md Asif ( 0000-0001-7267-5865)
Krzczanowicz, Lukasz
Phillips, Ian D. ( 0000-0002-2776-8939)
El-Taher, Atalla
Forysiak, Wladek ( 0000-0001-5411-1193)
Harper, Paul

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