TR2015-104

Experimental Demonstration of Multi-Pilot Aided Carrier Phase Estimation for DP-64QAM and DP-256QAM


    •  Pajovic, M.; Millar, D.S.; Koike-Akino, T.; Parsons, K.; Savory, S.J.; Maher, R.; Lavery, D.; Bayvel, P.; Paskov, M.; Alvarado, A.; Thomsen, B.C., "Experimental Demonstration of Multi-Pilot Aided Carrier Phase Estimation for DP-64QAM and DP-256QAM", European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC), DOI: 10.1109/ECOC.2015.7341655, September 2015, pp. 1-3.
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      • @inproceedings{Pajovic2015sep,
      • author = {Pajovic, M. and Millar, D.S. and Koike-Akino, T. and Parsons, K. and Savory, S.J. and Maher, R. and Lavery, D. and Bayvel, P. and Paskov, M. and Alvarado, A. and Thomsen, B.C.},
      • title = {Experimental Demonstration of Multi-Pilot Aided Carrier Phase Estimation for DP-64QAM and DP-256QAM},
      • booktitle = {European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC)},
      • year = 2015,
      • pages = {1--3},
      • month = sep,
      • publisher = {IEEE},
      • doi = {10.1109/ECOC.2015.7341655},
      • url = {http://www.merl.com/publications/TR2015-104}
      • }
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We present a statistical inference based multi-pilot aided CPE algorithm and analyze its performance via simulations. We experimentally verify LDPC coded back-to-back performance using 10 GBd DP-64QAM and DP-256QAM modulation, with transmitter and receiver linewidths of 100 kHz.