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D. N. Maywar, D. F. Grosz, A. Kung, L. Altman, M. Movassaghi, A. Agarwal, S. Banerjee, and T. H. Wood, “Ultra-wideband transmission of 1.28 Tbit/s (128×10.7 Gbit/s) over 2000 km using 50% RZ data,” Electron. Lett. 38, 1573–1575 (2002).

D. N. Maywar, D. F. Grosz, A. Kung, L. Altman, M. Movassaghi, A. Agarwal, S. Banerjee, and T. H. Wood, “Ultra-wideband transmission of 1.28 Tbit/s (128×10.7 Gbit/s) over 2000 km using 50% RZ data,” Electron. Lett. 38, 1573–1575 (2002).

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B. L. Heffner, “Automated measurement of polarization mode dispersion using Jones matrix eigenanalysis,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 4, 1066–1069 (1992).

J. P. Gordon and H. Kogelnik, “PMD fundamentals: polarization mode dispersion in optical fibers,” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 97, 4541–4550 (2000).

D. N. Maywar, D. F. Grosz, A. Kung, L. Altman, M. Movassaghi, A. Agarwal, S. Banerjee, and T. H. Wood, “Ultra-wideband transmission of 1.28 Tbit/s (128×10.7 Gbit/s) over 2000 km using 50% RZ data,” Electron. Lett. 38, 1573–1575 (2002).

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B. L. Heffner, “Automated measurement of polarization mode dispersion using Jones matrix eigenanalysis,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 4, 1066–1069 (1992).

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A. Vannucci and A. Bononi, “Statistical characterization of the Jones matrix of long fibers affected by polarization mode dispersion (PMD),” J. Lightwave Technol. 20, 811–821 (2002).

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