System degradation by the SPM-induced mean nonlinear phase shift in optical QAM transmission

@article{Seimetz2009SystemDB,
  title={System degradation by the SPM-induced mean nonlinear phase shift in optical QAM transmission},
  author={M. Seimetz},
  journal={2009 Conference on Optical Fiber Communication - incudes post deadline papers},
  year={2009},
  pages={1-3}
}
  • M. Seimetz
  • Published 2009 in
    2009 Conference on Optical Fiber Communication…
Optical QAM transmission inherently suffers from performance degradation caused by different mean nonlinear phase shifts experienced by symbols with different power levels. This paper illustrates this effect and shows possible compensation schemes and their efficiency.