Capacity in nonlinear fiber transmission systems


We review the nonlinear channel capacity of optical fiber communication systems using both linear and nonlinear amplifiers. We show that the capacity of a nonlinear transmission system employing linear optical amplifiers can be enhanced by over 300% by using all optical regeneration.

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Divisions: College of Engineering & Physical Sciences > Aston Institute of Photonics Technology (AIPT)
College of Engineering & Physical Sciences > Systems analytics research institute (SARI)
Additional Information: © 2013 OSA 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: Systematic or multiple reproduction or distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law. Funding: The work has been supported by the EPSRC project UNLOC (Unlocking the capacity of optical communications), the Marie Currie - IEF project ARTISTE (IEF 330697) and The Royal Society (WM120035-TEST).
Event Title: Asia Communications and Photonics conference
Event Type: Other
Event Dates: 2013-11-12 - 2013-11-15
Uncontrolled Keywords: Computer Networks and Communications,Electrical and Electronic Engineering
ISBN: 978-1-55752-989-3
Last Modified: 26 Dec 2023 09:43
Date Deposited: 01 Oct 2014 12:20
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PURE Output Type: Conference contribution
Published Date: 2013
Authors: Ellis, Andrew (ORCID Profile 0000-0002-0417-0547)
Sorokina, M.A. (ORCID Profile 0000-0001-6082-0316)
Sygletos, S. (ORCID Profile 0000-0003-2063-8733)
Turitsyn, S.K. (ORCID Profile 0000-0003-0101-3834)



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