We propose a new metric to significantly simplify 4-state full-field maximum likelihood sequence estimation, demonstrate its use in a 372km field-installed fiber transmission experiment without performance degradation, and investigate the influence of critical system parameters.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

PDF Article
More Like This
Maximum Likelihood Sequence Estimation for Chromatic Dispersion and Polarization Mode Dispersion Compensation in 3-Chip DPSK Modulation Format

Jian Zhao, Lian-Kuan Chen, and Chun-Kit Chan
OMG3 Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) 2007

Limits of Maximum-Likelihood Sequence Estimation in Chromatic Dispersion Limited Systems

A. Napoli, S. Savory, B. C. Thomsen, V. Curri, P. Poggiolini, P. Bayvel, and R. I. Killey
JThB36 National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (NFOEC) 2006

The Influence of ADC in Fiber Optic Communication Systems with Maximum-Likelihood Sequence Estimation

Yan Huang, Bo Xu, and Kun Qiu
TUP11_22 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Pacific Rim (CLEOPR) 2009


You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
Login to access OSA Member Subscription