Cycle slip tolerant, differential encoding aware soft-decision FEC

@article{Bisplinghoff2015CycleST,
  title={Cycle slip tolerant, differential encoding aware soft-decision FEC},
  author={Andreas Bisplinghoff and Stefan Langenbach and Eliana Silvia Vercelli and Rosanna Pastorelli and Theo Kupfer},
  journal={2015 Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition (OFC)},
  year={2015},
  pages={1-3}
}
We compare hybrid turbo differential decoding with other FEC-schemes that reduce the penalty usually associated with differential encoding applied for cycle slip mitigation. We discuss implementation aspects and show robust FEC-performance in nonlinear transmission experiments.