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|Title:||Adjustable Electrical Dispersion Compensation in a 40-Gb/s Optical Single Sideband System|
|Author:||Madureira, M. A. M.|
Cartaxo, A. V. T.
Aguiar, Rui L.
Monteiro, P. M. P.
|Keywords:||Optical single sideband (OSSB) modulation|
Group velocity dispersion (GVD)
Feed-forward equalizer (FFE)
|Abstract:||The efficiency of an adjustable electrical dispersion compensator (AEDC) in a 40-Gb/s optical single sideband system is investigated experimentally. The AEDC is implemented using a developed monolithic feed-forward equalizer whose performance can be optimized by adjusting the tap weights. Specifically, the AEDC contribution to the system performance improvement is achieved by synthesizing a suitable transfer function that shows group delay dependency on the frequency opposite to that of the fiber. Group velocity dispersions up to 272 ps/nm are experimentally obtained with a power penalty of less than 4 dB relative to the back-to-back situation without equalization.|
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