Abstract

The RF transfer function of analog optical links employing optical phase conjugation (OPC) for the compensation of the carrier suppression effect is investigated theoretically. It is well known that the ultimate performance of the OPC technique depends on several system parameters such as fiber span lengths, dispersion characteristics, input optical powers, or optical transmitter chirp. The influence of these parameters on the RF system response is studied by means of simulation, showing that the main degradation of the equalized response is due to the joint action of nonlinear effects and asymmetric optical power change along the fiber spans.

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S. Watanabe, G. Ishikawa, T. Naito and T. Chikama, "Generation of optical phase-conjugate waves and compensation for pulse shape distortion in a single-mode fiber", J. Lightwave Technol., vol. 12, pp. 2139-2146, Dec. 1994 .

S. Watanabe and M. Shirasaki, "Exact compensation for both chromatic dispersion and Kerr effect in a transmission fiber using optical phase conjugation", J. Lightwave Technol., vol. 14, pp. 243-248, Mar. 1996.

A. V. T. Cartaxo, B. Wedding and W. Idler, "Influence of fiber nonlinearity on the phase noise to intensity noise conversion in fiber transmission: theoretical and experimental analysis", J. Lightwave Technol., vol. 16, pp. 1187-1194, July 1998.

J. Wang and K. Petermann, "Small signal analysis for dispersive optical fiber communication systems", J. Lightwave Technol., vol. 10, pp. 96-100, Jan. 1992.

L. Bjerkan, A. Royset, L. Hafskjaer and D. Myhre, "Measurement of laser parameters for simulation of high-speed fiberoptic systems", J. Lightwave Technol., vol. 14, pp. 839-850, May 1996.

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