Conference Proceedings

Study of nonlinearity and dynamic range of coherent optical OFDM receivers

Yan Tang, Wei Chen, William Shieh

2008 CONFERENCE ON OPTICAL FIBER COMMUNICATION/NATIONAL FIBER OPTIC ENGINEERS CONFERENCE, VOLS 1-8 | OPTICAL SOC AMERICA | Published : 2008

Abstract

We study through theoretical analysis and simulate the nonlinearity and dynamic range for both balanced and single-ended receiver. The 0.5-dB Q-penalty dynamic range for singleended receiver is 12 dB at laser RIN of -160 dBc/Hz © 2007 Optical Society of America.