Duty ratio control of nonlinear phase noise in dispersion managed WDM systems using RZ-DPSK modulation
Authors: Tonello A., Wabnitz S., Boyraz O.
Autors Affiliation: Laboratoire de Physique de l\’Université de Bourgogne, UMR CNRS 5027, Faculté des Sciences Mirande, 9 Av. Alain Savary, 21078 Dijon, France; University of California, Department of Electrical Engineering, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1594, United States
Abstract: We show that the performance of dispersion managed WDM systems using the RZ-DPSK modulation format as limited by nonlinear mixing between signal and noise may be significatively improved by properly adjusting the signal duty ratio.
KeyWords: Dispersions; Wavelength division multiplexing, Duty ratio control; Duty ratios; Nonlinear mixing; Nonlinear phase noise; RZ-DPSK; RZ-DPSK modulation format; WDM systems, ModulationDOI: 10000000000