Transmitter-side Volterra filtering for increased dispersion tolerance in 56 Gbaud PAM-4 systems

Jokhakar Jignesh, Tobias A. Eriksson, Mathieu Chagnon, Bill Corcoran, Arthur J. Lowery, Fred Buchali, Henning Bu¨low

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We experimentally demonstrate that a transmitter-side Volterra-based pre-distortion for 56 GBaud, PAM4 signal with receiver FFE outperforms receiver-side Volterra filtering and allows for 70% higher tolerance to chromatic-dispersion. Transmitter coefficients are computed without receiver feedback.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2018 Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exposition (OFC) - Proceedings
Place of PublicationPiscataway NJ USA
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2018
EventOptical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition 2018 - San Diego, United States of America
Duration: 11 Mar 201815 Mar 2018 (Proceedings)


ConferenceOptical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition 2018
Abbreviated titleOFC 2018
Country/TerritoryUnited States of America
CitySan Diego
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