Information capacity of nonlinear fiber-optical systems

Bernard Wu, Evgenii Narimanov

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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 publicationOFC/NFOEC 2005 Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Technical Digest
Number of pages3
StatePublished - 2005
Externally publishedYes
EventOFC/NFOEC 2005 Optical Fiber Communication Conference - Anaheim, CA, United States
Duration: Mar 6 2005Mar 11 2005

Publication series

NameConference on Optical Fiber Communication, Technical Digest Series


ConferenceOFC/NFOEC 2005 Optical Fiber Communication Conference
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityAnaheim, CA

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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