Impact of dispersion map management on the performance of back-propagation for nonlinear WDM transmissions

Conference Paper · August 2010with1 Read
Source: IEEE Xplore
Conference: OptoeElectronics and Communications Conference (OECC), 2010 15th


    We investigate the dependence of digital back-propagation on dispersion map and the number of back-propagated channels for a 112Gb/s/channel PM-mQAM (m=4,16) WDM link. With the optimum dispersion map, single-channel back-propagation approaches the maximum spectral efficiency.