Information capacity of nonlinear fiber-optical systems

Bernard Wu, Evgenii Narimanov

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Abstract

We develop information-theoretical description of nonlinear optical communication systems. We present a non-perturbative calculation of the information capacity for different modulation formats, and demonstrate that fiber nonlinearity leads to exponential suppression of the channel capacity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2005
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557527709, 9781557527707
StatePublished - Jan 1 2005
Externally publishedYes
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2005 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 22 2005May 22 2005

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Conference

ConferenceQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2005
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/22/055/22/05

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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