Analysis of the nonlinear Kerr effects in optical transmission systems that deploy optical phase conjugation


In this work, we will derive, validate, and analyze the theoretical description of nonlinear Kerr effects resulted in various transmission system that deploy single or multiple optical phase conjugators (OPC). We will show that the nonlinear Kerr compensation can be achieved, with various efficiencies, in both lumped and distributed Raman transmission systems. The results show that first order distributed Raman systems are superior to the discretely amplified systems in terms of the nonlinear Kerr compensation efficiency that a mid-link OPC can achieve. Also, we will show that the multi-OPC approach will diminish the nonlinearity compensation efficiency in any system as it will act as periodic dispersion compensators.

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Divisions: College of Engineering & Physical Sciences
College of Engineering & Physical Sciences > Aston Institute of Photonics Technology (AIPT)
Additional Information: © 2018 Optical Society of America. Published by The Optical Society under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License. Further distribution of this work must maintain attribution to the author(s) and the published article’s title, journal citation, and DOI. Funding: The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) (EP/J017582/1 [UNLOC], EP/L000091/1 [PEACE]), and Marie Curie Initial Training Networks (FP7 ITN) (608099 [ICONE]).
Publication ISSN: 1094-4087
Last Modified: 29 Nov 2023 11:45
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2017 12:55
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PURE Output Type: Article
Published Date: 2018-01-29
Published Online Date: 2018-01-29
Accepted Date: 2017-11-20
Authors: Al-Khateeb, Mohammad
Iqbal, Md Asif
Tan, Mingming
Ali, Abdallah
McCarthy, Mary E.
Harper, Paul
Ellis, Andrew D.



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