Conference Proceedings

Implementing simplified stokes vector receiver for phase diverse direct detection

D Che, A Li, Q Hu, X Chen, W Shieh

Optical Fiber Communication Conference | OSA - The Optical Society | Published : 2015


We propose a novel Stokes vector receiver (SV-R) with phase diversity based on 4 singleended photo-detectors and demonstrate 80-Gb/s direct detection (DD) over 160-km SSMF transmission. OSNR sensitivity is compared among different SV-R DD schemes.