TR2013-053

A Study on the Effectiveness of Turbo Equalization with FEC for Nonlinearity Compensatin in Coherent WDM Transmissions


    •  Fujimori, T.; Koike-Akino, T.; Sugihara, T.; Kubo, K.; Koguchi, K.; Mizuochi, T.; Ohshima, C.; Nakashima, H.; Hoshida, T., "A Study on the Effectiveness of Turbo Equalization with FEC for Nonlinearity Compensatin in Coherent WDM Transmissions", OptoElectronics and Communications Conference and International Conference on Photonics in Switching (OECC/PS), June 2013, pp. 1-2.
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      • @inproceedings{Fujimori2013jun,
      • author = {Fujimori, T. and Koike-Akino, T. and Sugihara, T. and Kubo, K. and Koguchi, K. and Mizuochi, T. and Ohshima, C. and Nakashima, H. and Hoshida, T.},
      • title = {A Study on the Effectiveness of Turbo Equalization with FEC for Nonlinearity Compensatin in Coherent WDM Transmissions},
      • booktitle = {OptoElectronics and Communications Conference and International Conference on Photonics in Switching (OECC/PS)},
      • year = 2013,
      • pages = {1--2},
      • month = jun,
      • url = {http://www.merl.com/publications/TR2013-053}
      • }
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We evaluate the performance improvement in the presence of fiber non- linearity obtained using a Turbo equalizer. Numerical simulation shows that Turbo equalization offers an improvement of 0.8 dB in a 100 Gb/s NZ-DSF transmission, even with only 5 taps for the MAP estimation.