Abstract

Duobinary formats are today considered as being one of the most promising cost-effective solutions for the deployment of 40-Gb/s technology on existing 10-Gb/s WDM long-haul transmission infrastructures. Various methods for generating duobinary formats have been developed in the past few years but to our knowledge their respective performances for 40-Gb/s WDM transmission have never been really compared. In this paper, we made an extensive numerical evaluation of the robustness of these different types of duobinary transmitter to accumulation of ASE noise, chromatic dispersion, PMD but also to single-channel and WDM 40-Gb/s transmission impairments on standard single-mode fiber. A numerical evaluation of the ability of duobinary format for mixed 10/40-Gb/s WDM long-haul transmission with 50-GHz channel spacing is also led, on both standard single-mode and LEAF fibers, and compared to DQPSK format. In order to clearly identify the limiting transmission effects on each of these two fiber types, the assessment of the performance of a 50-GHz spaced WDM 40-Gb/s long-haul transmission using either duobinary or DQPSK channels only is implemented at last.

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2007 (1)

S. Chandrasekhar, X. Liu, "Impact of channel plan and dispersion map on hybrid DWDM transmission of 42.7-Gb/s DQPSK and 10.7-Gb/s OOK on 50-GHz grid," Photon. Technol. Lett. 19, 1801-1803 (2007).

2006 (1)

A. D'Errico, R. Proietti, L. Giorgi, G. Contastabile, E. Ciaramella, "WDM-DPSK detection by means of frequency-periodic Gaussian filtering," Electron. Lett. 42, 112-113 (2006).

2004 (1)

I. Lyubomirsky, B. Pitchumani, "Impact of optical filtering on duobinary transmission," Photon. Technol. Lett. 16, 1969-1971 (2004).

2003 (3)

C. J. McKinstrie, C. Xie, C. Xu, "Effects of cross-phase modulationon phase jitter in soliton systems with constant dispersion," Opt. Lett. 28, 604-606 (2003).

G. Bosco, A. Carena, V. Curri, R. Gaudino, P. Poggiolini, "Quantum limit of direct receivers using duobinary transmission," Photon. Technol. Lett. 15, 102-104 (2003).

N. Kaneda, X. Liu, Z. Zheng, X. Wei, M. Tayahi, M. Movassaghi, D. Levy, "Improved polarisation mode dispersion tolerance in duobinary transmission," Photon. Technol. Lett. 15, 1005-1007 (2003).

2002 (3)

H. Kim, C. X. Yu, "Optical duobinary transmission system featuring improved receiver sensitivity and reduced optical bandwidth," Photon. Technol. Lett. 14, 1205-1207 (2002).

K. S. Cheng, J. Conradi, "Reduction of pulse-to-pulse interaction using alternative RZ formats in 40 Gb/s systems," Photon. Technol. Lett. 14, 98-100 (2002).

C. J. McKinstrie, C. Xie, T. I. Lakoba, "Efficient modeling of phase jitter in dispersion-managed soliton systems," Opt. Lett. 27, 1887-1889 (2002).

1997 (3)

K. Yonenaga, S. Kuwano, "Dispersion-tolerant optical transmission system using duobinary transmitter and binary receiver," J. Lightw. Technol. 15, 1530-1537 (1997).

D. Penninckx, M. Chbat, L. Pierre, J. -P. Thiery, "The phase-shaped binary transmission (PSBT): A new technique to transmit far beyond the chromatic dispersion limit," Photon. Techn. Lett. 9, 259-261 (1997).

L. Pierre, J. P. Thierry, "Comparison of resistance to polarization mode dispersion of NRZ and phase-shaped binary transmission formats at 10 Gb/s," Electron. Lett. 33, 402-403 (1997).

1995 (1)

K. Yonenaga, S. Kuwano, S. Norimatsu, N. Shibata, "Optical duobinary transmission system with no receiver sensitivity degradation," Electron. Lett. 31, 302-304 (1995).

1990 (1)

Electron. Lett. (3)

K. Yonenaga, S. Kuwano, S. Norimatsu, N. Shibata, "Optical duobinary transmission system with no receiver sensitivity degradation," Electron. Lett. 31, 302-304 (1995).

A. D'Errico, R. Proietti, L. Giorgi, G. Contastabile, E. Ciaramella, "WDM-DPSK detection by means of frequency-periodic Gaussian filtering," Electron. Lett. 42, 112-113 (2006).

L. Pierre, J. P. Thierry, "Comparison of resistance to polarization mode dispersion of NRZ and phase-shaped binary transmission formats at 10 Gb/s," Electron. Lett. 33, 402-403 (1997).

J. Lightw. Technol. (1)

K. Yonenaga, S. Kuwano, "Dispersion-tolerant optical transmission system using duobinary transmitter and binary receiver," J. Lightw. Technol. 15, 1530-1537 (1997).

Opt. Lett. (3)

Photon. Techn. Lett. (1)

D. Penninckx, M. Chbat, L. Pierre, J. -P. Thiery, "The phase-shaped binary transmission (PSBT): A new technique to transmit far beyond the chromatic dispersion limit," Photon. Techn. Lett. 9, 259-261 (1997).

Photon. Technol. Lett. (4)

G. Bosco, A. Carena, V. Curri, R. Gaudino, P. Poggiolini, "Quantum limit of direct receivers using duobinary transmission," Photon. Technol. Lett. 15, 102-104 (2003).

H. Kim, C. X. Yu, "Optical duobinary transmission system featuring improved receiver sensitivity and reduced optical bandwidth," Photon. Technol. Lett. 14, 1205-1207 (2002).

K. S. Cheng, J. Conradi, "Reduction of pulse-to-pulse interaction using alternative RZ formats in 40 Gb/s systems," Photon. Technol. Lett. 14, 98-100 (2002).

N. Kaneda, X. Liu, Z. Zheng, X. Wei, M. Tayahi, M. Movassaghi, D. Levy, "Improved polarisation mode dispersion tolerance in duobinary transmission," Photon. Technol. Lett. 15, 1005-1007 (2003).

Photon. Technol. Lett. (2)

S. Chandrasekhar, X. Liu, "Impact of channel plan and dispersion map on hybrid DWDM transmission of 42.7-Gb/s DQPSK and 10.7-Gb/s OOK on 50-GHz grid," Photon. Technol. Lett. 19, 1801-1803 (2007).

I. Lyubomirsky, B. Pitchumani, "Impact of optical filtering on duobinary transmission," Photon. Technol. Lett. 16, 1969-1971 (2004).

Other (13)

T. Wuth, W. Kaiser, W. Rosenkranz, "Impact of self-phase modulation on bandwidth efficient modulation formats," OFC (2000) MM6.

G. Charlet, J. C. Antona, S. Lanne, S. Bigo, "From 2100 km to 2700 km distance using phase-shaped binary transmission at 6.3 Tb/s capacity," Proc. OFC (2003) pp. 329-330.

C. Fürst, J.-P. Elbers, M. Camera, H. Wernz, H. Griesser, S. Herbst, F. Cavaliere, A. Ehrhardt, D. Breuer, D. Fritzsche, S. Vorbeck, M. Schneiders, W. Weiershausen, R. Leppla, J. Wendler, M. Schrödel, T. Wuth, C. Fludger, T. Duthel, B. Milivojevic, C. Schulien, "43 Gb/s RZ-DQPSK DWDM field trial over 1047 km with mixed 43 Gb/s and 10.7 Gb/s channels at 50 and 100 GHz channel spacing," ECOC (2006) Th4.1.4.

G. Charlet, H. Mardoyan, P. Tran, M. Lefrançois, S. Bigo, "Nonlinear interactions between 10 Gb/s NRZ channels and 40 Gb/s channels with RZ-DQPSK or PSBT format over low dispersion fiber," ECOC (2006) Mo3.2.6.

A. Tan, A. Bezard, E. Pincemin, Y. Jaouen, A. Tonello, S. Wabnitz, J. D. Ania-Castañòn, S. K. Turitsyn, "Performance comparison of duobinary modulation formats for 40 Gb/s long-haul WDM transmission," ECOC (2006) We3.P.94.

A. Carena, V. Curri, R. Gaudino, P. Poggiolini, "The impact of polarisation mode dispersion on optical duobinary transmission," ECOC (2002) P3.4.

G. Charlet, S. Lanne, L. Pierre, C. Simonneau, P. Tran, H. Mardoyan, P. Brindel, M. Gorlier, J.-C. Antona, M. Molina, P. Sillard, J. Godin, W. Idler, S. Bigo, "Cost-optimized 6.3 Tbit/s-capacity terrestrial link over 17$\,\times\,$100 kmusing phase-shaped binary transmission in a conventional all-EDFA SMF-based system," OFC (2003) PD25.

X. Wei, X. Liu, S. Chandrasekhar, A. H. Gnauck, G. Raybon, J. Leuthold, P. J. Winzer, "40 Gb/s duobinary and modified duobinary transmitter based on an optical delay interferometer," Proc. ECOC (2002) pp. 1-2.

D. Penninckx, H. Bissessur, P. Brindel, E. Gohin, F. Bakhti, "Optical differential phase shift keying (DPSK) direct detection considered as a duobinary signal," Proc. ECOC (2001) pp. 456-457.

P. Brindel, L. Pierre, G. Ducournau, O. Latry, M. Kétata, O. Leclerc, "Optical generation of 43 Gbit/s phase-shaped binary transmission format from DPSK signal using 50 GHz periodic optical filter," Proc. ECOC (2005) pp. 847-848.

A. Tan, E. Pincemin, "Performance comparison of duobinary and DQPSK modulation formats for mixed 10/40-Gbit/s WDM transmission on SMF and LEAF fibers," CLEO/QELS (2007) CMH2.

A. Richter, I. Koltchanov, K. Kuzmin, E. Myslivets, R. Freund, "“Issues on bit-error rate estimation for fiber-optic communication systems”, Dispersion managed spans in terrestrial routes: Technical advantages and practical considerations," OFC (2005) NTuH3.

100-GHz and 50-GHz Wideband Flat-Top AWG Data Sheets http://www.jdsu.com.

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