Journal article

Information Capacity of Polarization-Modulated and Directly Detected Optical Systems Dominated by Amplified Spontaneous Emission Noise

Hamid Khodakarami, Di Che, William Shieh

JOURNAL OF LIGHTWAVE TECHNOLOGY | IEEE-INST ELECTRICAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS INC | Published : 2017

Abstract

© 1983-2012 IEEE. We derive the closed-form information capacity of optically amplified polarization modulation with direct detection and show that it exceeds a tight lower bound for the capacity of three parallel intensity modulated direct detection systems.