Abstract

We experimentally demonstrate a digital signal processing (DSP)-based optical performance monitoring (OPM) algorithm for in-service monitoring of chromatic dispersion (CD) in coherent transport networks. Dispersion accumulated in 40 Gbit/s QPSK signal after 80 km of fiber transmission is successfully monitored and automatically compensated without prior knowledge of fiber dispersion coefficient. Four different metrics for assessing CD mitigation are implemented and simultaneously verified proving to have high estimation accuracy. No observable penalty is measured when the monitoring module drives an adaptive digital CD equalizer.

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2011

D. Wang, C. Lu, A.P.T Lau, and S. He, “Adaptive chromatic dispersion compensation for coherent communication systems using delay-tap sampling technique,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 14, 1016–1018 (2011).
[CrossRef]

2010

B. Spinnler, “Equalizer design and complexity for digital coherent receivers,” IEEE J. Sel. Topics Quantum Electron. 5, 1180–1192 (2010).
[CrossRef]

2009

2008

Alfiad, M.S.

de Waardt, H.

F. Hauske, J. Geyer, M. Kuschnerov, K. Piyawanno, T. Duthel, C. Fludger, D. van den Borne, E. Schmidt, B. Spinnler, H. de Waardt, and B. Lankl, “Optical performance monitoring from FIR filter coefficients in coherent receivers,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper OThW2.

Duthel, T.

F. Hauske, J. Geyer, M. Kuschnerov, K. Piyawanno, T. Duthel, C. Fludger, D. van den Borne, E. Schmidt, B. Spinnler, H. de Waardt, and B. Lankl, “Optical performance monitoring from FIR filter coefficients in coherent receivers,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper OThW2.

Fludger, C.

F. Hauske, J. Geyer, M. Kuschnerov, K. Piyawanno, T. Duthel, C. Fludger, D. van den Borne, E. Schmidt, B. Spinnler, H. de Waardt, and B. Lankl, “Optical performance monitoring from FIR filter coefficients in coherent receivers,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper OThW2.

Geyer, J.

F. Hauske, J. Geyer, M. Kuschnerov, K. Piyawanno, T. Duthel, C. Fludger, D. van den Borne, E. Schmidt, B. Spinnler, H. de Waardt, and B. Lankl, “Optical performance monitoring from FIR filter coefficients in coherent receivers,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper OThW2.

Hauske, F.

F. Hauske, J. Geyer, M. Kuschnerov, K. Piyawanno, T. Duthel, C. Fludger, D. van den Borne, E. Schmidt, B. Spinnler, H. de Waardt, and B. Lankl, “Optical performance monitoring from FIR filter coefficients in coherent receivers,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper OThW2.

Hauske, F. N.

M. Kuschnerov, F. N. Hauske, K. Piyawanno, B. Spinnler, M.S. Alfiad, A. Napoli, and B. Lankl, “DSP for coherent single-carrier receivers,” J. Lightwave Technol. 27, 3614–3622 (2009).
[CrossRef]

M. Kuschnerov, F. N. Hauske, K. Piyawanno, B. Spinnler, A. Napoli, and B. Lankl, “Adaptive chromatic dispersion equalization for non-dispersion managed coherent systems,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper OMT1.

F. N. Hauske, C. Xie, Z. P. Zhang, C. Li, L. Li, and Q. Xiong, “Frequency domain chromatic dispersion estimation,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper JThA11.

Haykin, S.

S. Haykin, Adaptive filter theory (Prentice-Hall, 2002).

He, S.

D. Wang, C. Lu, A.P.T Lau, and S. He, “Adaptive chromatic dispersion compensation for coherent communication systems using delay-tap sampling technique,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 14, 1016–1018 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Kuschnerov, M.

M. Kuschnerov, F. N. Hauske, K. Piyawanno, B. Spinnler, M.S. Alfiad, A. Napoli, and B. Lankl, “DSP for coherent single-carrier receivers,” J. Lightwave Technol. 27, 3614–3622 (2009).
[CrossRef]

M. Kuschnerov, F. N. Hauske, K. Piyawanno, B. Spinnler, A. Napoli, and B. Lankl, “Adaptive chromatic dispersion equalization for non-dispersion managed coherent systems,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper OMT1.

F. Hauske, J. Geyer, M. Kuschnerov, K. Piyawanno, T. Duthel, C. Fludger, D. van den Borne, E. Schmidt, B. Spinnler, H. de Waardt, and B. Lankl, “Optical performance monitoring from FIR filter coefficients in coherent receivers,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper OThW2.

Lankl, B.

M. Kuschnerov, F. N. Hauske, K. Piyawanno, B. Spinnler, M.S. Alfiad, A. Napoli, and B. Lankl, “DSP for coherent single-carrier receivers,” J. Lightwave Technol. 27, 3614–3622 (2009).
[CrossRef]

F. Hauske, J. Geyer, M. Kuschnerov, K. Piyawanno, T. Duthel, C. Fludger, D. van den Borne, E. Schmidt, B. Spinnler, H. de Waardt, and B. Lankl, “Optical performance monitoring from FIR filter coefficients in coherent receivers,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper OThW2.

M. Kuschnerov, F. N. Hauske, K. Piyawanno, B. Spinnler, A. Napoli, and B. Lankl, “Adaptive chromatic dispersion equalization for non-dispersion managed coherent systems,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper OMT1.

Lau, A.P.T

D. Wang, C. Lu, A.P.T Lau, and S. He, “Adaptive chromatic dispersion compensation for coherent communication systems using delay-tap sampling technique,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 14, 1016–1018 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Li, C.

F. N. Hauske, C. Xie, Z. P. Zhang, C. Li, L. Li, and Q. Xiong, “Frequency domain chromatic dispersion estimation,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper JThA11.

Li, L.

F. N. Hauske, C. Xie, Z. P. Zhang, C. Li, L. Li, and Q. Xiong, “Frequency domain chromatic dispersion estimation,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper JThA11.

Lu, C.

D. Wang, C. Lu, A.P.T Lau, and S. He, “Adaptive chromatic dispersion compensation for coherent communication systems using delay-tap sampling technique,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 14, 1016–1018 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Napoli, A.

M. Kuschnerov, F. N. Hauske, K. Piyawanno, B. Spinnler, M.S. Alfiad, A. Napoli, and B. Lankl, “DSP for coherent single-carrier receivers,” J. Lightwave Technol. 27, 3614–3622 (2009).
[CrossRef]

M. Kuschnerov, F. N. Hauske, K. Piyawanno, B. Spinnler, A. Napoli, and B. Lankl, “Adaptive chromatic dispersion equalization for non-dispersion managed coherent systems,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper OMT1.

Piyawanno, K.

M. Kuschnerov, F. N. Hauske, K. Piyawanno, B. Spinnler, M.S. Alfiad, A. Napoli, and B. Lankl, “DSP for coherent single-carrier receivers,” J. Lightwave Technol. 27, 3614–3622 (2009).
[CrossRef]

M. Kuschnerov, F. N. Hauske, K. Piyawanno, B. Spinnler, A. Napoli, and B. Lankl, “Adaptive chromatic dispersion equalization for non-dispersion managed coherent systems,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper OMT1.

F. Hauske, J. Geyer, M. Kuschnerov, K. Piyawanno, T. Duthel, C. Fludger, D. van den Borne, E. Schmidt, B. Spinnler, H. de Waardt, and B. Lankl, “Optical performance monitoring from FIR filter coefficients in coherent receivers,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper OThW2.

Savory, S. J.

Schmidt, E.

F. Hauske, J. Geyer, M. Kuschnerov, K. Piyawanno, T. Duthel, C. Fludger, D. van den Borne, E. Schmidt, B. Spinnler, H. de Waardt, and B. Lankl, “Optical performance monitoring from FIR filter coefficients in coherent receivers,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper OThW2.

Spinnler, B.

B. Spinnler, “Equalizer design and complexity for digital coherent receivers,” IEEE J. Sel. Topics Quantum Electron. 5, 1180–1192 (2010).
[CrossRef]

M. Kuschnerov, F. N. Hauske, K. Piyawanno, B. Spinnler, M.S. Alfiad, A. Napoli, and B. Lankl, “DSP for coherent single-carrier receivers,” J. Lightwave Technol. 27, 3614–3622 (2009).
[CrossRef]

F. Hauske, J. Geyer, M. Kuschnerov, K. Piyawanno, T. Duthel, C. Fludger, D. van den Borne, E. Schmidt, B. Spinnler, H. de Waardt, and B. Lankl, “Optical performance monitoring from FIR filter coefficients in coherent receivers,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper OThW2.

M. Kuschnerov, F. N. Hauske, K. Piyawanno, B. Spinnler, A. Napoli, and B. Lankl, “Adaptive chromatic dispersion equalization for non-dispersion managed coherent systems,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper OMT1.

van den Borne, D.

F. Hauske, J. Geyer, M. Kuschnerov, K. Piyawanno, T. Duthel, C. Fludger, D. van den Borne, E. Schmidt, B. Spinnler, H. de Waardt, and B. Lankl, “Optical performance monitoring from FIR filter coefficients in coherent receivers,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper OThW2.

Wang, D.

D. Wang, C. Lu, A.P.T Lau, and S. He, “Adaptive chromatic dispersion compensation for coherent communication systems using delay-tap sampling technique,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 14, 1016–1018 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Xie, C.

F. N. Hauske, C. Xie, Z. P. Zhang, C. Li, L. Li, and Q. Xiong, “Frequency domain chromatic dispersion estimation,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper JThA11.

Xiong, Q.

F. N. Hauske, C. Xie, Z. P. Zhang, C. Li, L. Li, and Q. Xiong, “Frequency domain chromatic dispersion estimation,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper JThA11.

Zhang, Z. P.

F. N. Hauske, C. Xie, Z. P. Zhang, C. Li, L. Li, and Q. Xiong, “Frequency domain chromatic dispersion estimation,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper JThA11.

IEEE J. Sel. Topics Quantum Electron.

B. Spinnler, “Equalizer design and complexity for digital coherent receivers,” IEEE J. Sel. Topics Quantum Electron. 5, 1180–1192 (2010).
[CrossRef]

IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett.

D. Wang, C. Lu, A.P.T Lau, and S. He, “Adaptive chromatic dispersion compensation for coherent communication systems using delay-tap sampling technique,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 14, 1016–1018 (2011).
[CrossRef]

J. Lightwave Technol.

Opt. Express

Other

S. Haykin, Adaptive filter theory (Prentice-Hall, 2002).

F. Hauske, J. Geyer, M. Kuschnerov, K. Piyawanno, T. Duthel, C. Fludger, D. van den Borne, E. Schmidt, B. Spinnler, H. de Waardt, and B. Lankl, “Optical performance monitoring from FIR filter coefficients in coherent receivers,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper OThW2.

M. Kuschnerov, F. N. Hauske, K. Piyawanno, B. Spinnler, A. Napoli, and B. Lankl, “Adaptive chromatic dispersion equalization for non-dispersion managed coherent systems,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper OMT1.

F. N. Hauske, C. Xie, Z. P. Zhang, C. Li, L. Li, and Q. Xiong, “Frequency domain chromatic dispersion estimation,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper JThA11.

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