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Adaptive-Modulation-Enabled WDM Impairment Reduction in Multichannel Optical OFDM Transmission Systems for Next-Generation PONs. / Giacoumidis, E.; Wei, J. L.; Yang, X. L.; Tsokanos, Athanasios; Tang, J. M.

In: IEEE Photonics Journal, Vol. 2, No. 2, 08.03.2010, p. 130-140.

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title = "Adaptive-Modulation-Enabled WDM Impairment Reduction in Multichannel Optical OFDM Transmission Systems for Next-Generation PONs",
abstract = "The transmission performance of multichannel adaptively modulated optical orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (AMOOFDM) signals is investigated numerically, for the first time, in optical-amplification-free and chromatic-dispersion-compensation-free intensity-modulation and direct-detection systems directly incorporating modulated distributed feedback (DFB) lasers (DMLs). It is shown that AMOOFDM not only significantly reduces the nonlinear wavelength-division multiplexing (WDM) impairments induced by the effects of cross-phase modulation and four-wave mixing but also effectively compensates for the DML-induced frequency chirp effect. In comparison with conventional modulated optical orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM), which uses an identical signal modulation format across all the subcarriers, AMOOFDM improves the maximum achievable signal transmission capacity of a central WDM channel by a factor of 1.3 and 3.6 for 40- and 80-km standard single-mode fibers, respectively, with the corresponding dynamic input optical power ranges being extended by approximately 5 dB. In addition, AMOOFDM also causes the occurrence of cross-channel complementary modulation format mapping among various WDM channels, leading to considerably improved transmission capacities for all individual WDM channels.",
keywords = "Optical fiber communication, orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM), single-mode fiber (SMF), wavelength-division multiplexing (WDM)",
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