Single-Mode Fibers: Communications and Signal Processing

Contents

  • Data Center Systems
  • Access (Fiber-to-the-Home) Systems
  • Ultra-Long-Haul Submarine Systems
  • Optimization of Long-Haul or Ultra-Long-Haul Systems
  • Fixed- or Variable-Rate Coding and Modulation Methods
  • Information-Theoretic Limits
  • Coherent Systems: Review Articles
  • Coherent Systems: Transmission Impairments and Their Mitigation by Coding, Modulation or Digital Signal Processing
  • Coherent Systems: Carrier Phase Recovery
  • Coherent Transmission Experiments
  • Frequency Comb Generators, Lasers and Receivers
  • Direct-Detection Systems: Transmission Impairments and Their Mitigation by Coding, Modulation or Digital Signal Processing

    Data Center Systems

    J. M. Kahn, B. Buscaino, J. K. Perin and A. Shastri, "Drivers and Design Options for Coherent Links in Data Centers", IEEE Optical Interconnects Conference, September 27-October 1, 2020 (Keynote Presentation). PDF

    J. M. Kahn, J. K. Perin and A. Shastri, "Data Center Links Beyond 100 Gb/s per Wavelength", Optical Fiber Commmunications Conference, San Diego, CA, March 8-12, 2020 (Invited Tutorial). PDF

    B. Buscaino, B. D. Taylor and J. M. Kahn, "Multi-Tb/s-per-Fiber Coherent Co-packaged Optical Interfaces for Data Center Switches", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 37, no. 13, pp. 3401-3412, July 1, 2019. PDF

    J. K. Perin, A. Shastri and J. M. Kahn, "Data Center Links Beyond 100 Gbit/s per Wavelength", Optical Fiber Technol., vol. 44, pp. 69-85, 2018 (Invited Paper). PDF

    J. K. Perin, A. Shastri and J. M. Kahn, "Design of Low-Power DSP-Free Coherent Receivers for Data Center Links", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 35, no. 21, pp. 4650-4662, November 1, 2017. PDF

    J. K. Perin, M. Sharif and J. M. Kahn, "Sensitivity Improvement in 100 Gbit/s-per-Wavelength Links using Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers or Avalanche Photodiodes", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 33, no. 24, pp. 5542-5553, December 1, 2016. PDF

    J. K. Perin, M. Sharif and J. M. Kahn, "Modulation Schemes for Single-Laser 100 Gbit/s Links: Multicarrier", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 33, no. 24, pp. 5122-5132, December 15, 2015. PDF

    M. Sharif, J. K. Perin and J. M. Kahn, "Modulation Schemes for Single-Laser 100 Gbit/s Links: Single-Carrier", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 33, no. 20, pp. 4268-4277, October 15, 2015. PDF

    Access (Fiber-to-the-Home) Systems

    E. S. Chou and J. M. Kahn, "Adaptive Coding and Modulation for Robust Optical Access Networks", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 38, no. 8, pp. 2242-2252, April 15, 2020. PDF

    Ultra-Long-Haul Submarine Systems

    D. A. A. Mello, K. Choutagunta, H. Srinivas and J. M. Kahn, "Impact of Polarization- and Mode-Dependent Gain on the Capacity of Ultra-Long-Haul Systems", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 38, no. 2, pp. 303-318, January 15, 2020 (Invited Paper). PDF

    J. K. Perin, J. M. Kahn, J. D. Downie, J. Hurley and K. Bennett, "Importance of Amplifier Physics in Maximizing the Capacity of Submarine Links", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 37, pp. 2076-2085, May 1, 2019. PDF

    O. D. Domingues, D. A. A. Mello, R. Silva, S. . Arik and J. M. Kahn, "Achievable Rates of Space-Division Multiplexed Submarine Links Subject to Nonlinearities and Power Feed Constraints", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 35, no. 18, pp. 4004-4010, September 15, 2017. PDF

    Optimization of Long-Haul or Ultra-Long-Haul Systems

    J. K. Perin, J. M. Kahn, J. D. Downie, J. Hurley and K. Bennett, "Importance of Amplifier Physics in Maximizing the Capacity of Submarine Links", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 37, pp. 2076-2085, May 1, 2019. PDF

    I. Roberts and J. M. Kahn, "Measurement-Based Optimization of Channel Powers with Non-Gaussian Nonlinear Interference Noise", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 36, no. 13, pp. 2746-2756, July 1, 2018. PDF

    I. Roberts, J. M. Kahn, J. Harley and D. Boertjes, "Channel Power Optimization of WDM Systems Following Gaussian Noise Nonlinearity Model in Presence of Stimulated Raman Scattering", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 35, no. 23, pp. 5237-5249, December 1, 2017. PDF Also see erratum: I. Roberts, J. M. Kahn, J. Harley and D. Boertjes, "Corrections to: 'Channel Power Optimization of WDM Systems Following Gaussian Noise Nonlinearity Model in Presence of Stimulated Raman Scattering'", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 36, no. 11, p. 2309, June 1, 2018. PDF

    I. Roberts and J. M. Kahn, "Efficient Discrete Rate Assignment and Power Optimization in Optical Communication Systems Following the Gaussian Noise Model", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 35, no. 20, pp. 4425-4437, October 15, 2017. PDF

    I. Roberts, J. M. Kahn and D. Boertjes, "Convex Channel Power Optimization in Nonlinear WDM Systems using Gaussian Noise Model", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 34, no. 13, pp. 3212-3222, July 1, 2016. PDF

    A. P. T. Lau and J. M. Kahn, "Power Profile Optimization in Phase-Modulated Systems in Presence of Nonlinear Phase Noise", IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 18, no. 23, pp. 2514-2516, December 1, 2006. PDF

    A. P. T. Lau and J. M. Kahn, "Design of Inline Amplifier Gains and Spacings to Minimize Phase Noise in Optical Transmission Systems", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 1334-1341, March 2006. PDF

    Fixed- or Variable-Rate Coding and Modulation Methods

    E. S. Chou and J. M. Kahn, "Adaptive Coding and Modulation for Robust Optical Access Networks", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 38, no. 8, pp. 2242-2252, April 15, 2020. PDF

    M. Sharif and J. M. Kahn, "Variable-Bandwidth Superchannels Using Synchronized Colorless Transceivers", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 32, no. 10, pp. 1921-1929, May 15, 2014. PDF

    L. Beygi, E. Agrell, J. M. Kahn, and M. Karlsson, "Coded Modulation for Fiber-Optic Networks", IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, vol. 31, pp. 93-103, March 2014. PDF

    D. A. A. Mello, A. N. Barreto, T. C. Lima, T. F. Portela, L. Beygi and J. M. Kahn, "Optical Networking with Variable-Code-Rate Transceivers", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 32, pp. 257-266, January 15, 2014. PDF

    L. Beygi, E. Agrell, J. M. Kahn, and M. Karlsson, "Rate-Adaptive Coded Modulation for Fiber-Optic Communications", J.of Lightwave Technol., vol. 32, pp. 333-343, January 15, 2014. PDF

    G.-H. Gho and J. M. Kahn, "Rate-Adaptive Modulation and Low-Density Parity-Check Coding for Optical Fiber Transmission Systems", J. Optical Commun. Netw., vol. 4, no. 10, pp. 760-768, October 2012. PDF

    D. J. F. Barros, J. M. Kahn, J. P. Wilde and T. Abou Zeid, "Bandwidth-Scalable Long-Haul Transmission using Synchronized Colorless Transceivers and Efficient Wavelength-Selective Switches", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 30, no. 16, pp. 2646-2660, August 15, 2012. PDF

    G.-H. Gho and J. M. Kahn, "Rate-Adaptive Modulation and Coding for Optical Fiber Transmission Systems", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 30, no. 12, pp. 1818-1812, June 15, 2012. PDF

    G.-H. Gho, L. Klak and J. M. Kahn, "Rate-Adaptive Coding for Optical Fiber Transmission Systems", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 222-233, January 15, 2011. PDF

    W. Mao and J. M. Kahn, "Lattice Codes for Amplified Direct-Detection Optical Systems", IEEE Trans. on Commun., vol. 56, no. 7, pp. 1137-1145, July 2008. PDF

    E. Ip and J. M. Kahn, "Power Spectra of Return-to-Zero Optical Signals", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 1610-1618, March 2006. PDF

    J. M. Kahn and K.-P. Ho, "Spectral Efficiency Limits and Modulation/Detection Techniques for DWDM Systems", IEEE. J. on Sel. Topics in Quantum Electron., vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 259-272, March/April 2004 (Invited Paper). PDF

    K.-P. Ho and J. M. Kahn, "Spectrum of Externally Modulated Optical Signals", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 658-663, February 2004. PDF

    R. You and J. M. Kahn, "Upper-Bounding the Capacity of Optical IM/DD Channels with Multiple-Subcarrier Modulation and Fixed Bias using Trigonometric Moment Space Method", IEEE Trans. on Info. Theory, vol. 48, pp. 514-523, February 2002. PDF

    R. You and J. M. Kahn, "Average Power Reduction Techniques for Multiple-Subcarrier Intensity-Modulated Optical Signals", IEEE Trans. on Commun., vol. 49, pp. 2164-2171, December 2001. PDF

    D. Shiu and J. M. Kahn, "Shaping and Non-Equiprobable Signaling for Intensity Modulated Signals", IEEE Trans. on Information Theory, vol. 45, pp. 2661-2668, November 1999. PDF

    Information-Theoretic Limits

    J. M. Kahn and K.-P. Ho, "Spectral Efficiency Limits and Modulation/Detection Techniques for DWDM Systems", IEEE. J. on Sel. Topics in Quantum Electron., vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 259-272, March/April 2004 (Invited Paper). PDF

    K.-P. Ho and J. M. Kahn, "Channel Capacity of WDM Systems Using Constant-Intensity Modulation Formats", Proc. of Optical Fiber Commun. Conf., Anaheim, CA, March 17-22, 2002. PDF

    J. M. Kahn and K.-P. Ho, "A Bottleneck for Optical Fibres", Nature, vol. 411, pp. 1007-1010, June 28, 2001 (Invited Paper). PDF Also see this related paper by Mitra and Stark: PDF

    Coherent Systems: Review Articles

    E. Ip and J. M. Kahn, "Fiber Impairment Compensation using Coherent Detection and Digital Signal Processing", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 502-519, February 15, 2010 (Invited Paper). PDF

    E. Ip, A. P. T. Lau, D. J. F. Barros and J. M. Kahn, "Coherent Detection in Optical Fiber Systems", Optics Express, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 753-791, January 21, 2008 (Invited Paper). PDF Also see the erratum: PDF

    Coherent Systems: Transmission Impairments and Their Mitigation by Coding, Modulation or Digital Signal Processing

    E. Ip and J. M. Kahn, "Time-Reversed Twin", Nature Photonics, vol. 7, pp. 507-508, July 2013 (Invited Paper). PDF Also see this related paper by X. Liu et al: PDF

    E. Ip and J. M. Kahn, "Nonlinear Impairment Compensation using Backpropagation", in Optical Fibre, New Developments, C. Lethien, Ed., In-Tech, Vienna Austria, December 2009 (Invited Chapter). Online

    D. J. F. Barros and J. M. Kahn, "Optical Modulator Optimization for Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiplexing", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 27, no. 13, pp. 2370-2378, July 1, 2009. PDF

    E. Ip and J. M. Kahn, "Compensation of Dispersion and Nonlinear Effects using Digital Backpropagation", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 26, no. 20, pp. 3416-3425, October 15, 2008. PDF

    D. J. F. Barros and J. M. Kahn, "Optimized Dispersion Compensation Using Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiplexing", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 26, no. 16, pp. 2889-2898, August 15, 2008. PDF

    A. P. T. Lau, S. Rabbani and J. M. Kahn, "On the Statistics of Intra-Channel Four-Wave Mixing in Phase-Modulated Optical Communication Systems", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 26, no. 14, pp. 2128-2135, July 15, 2008. PDF

    A. P. T. Lau and J. M. Kahn, "Signal Design and Detection in Presence of Nonlinear Phase Noise", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 25, no. 10, pp. 3008-3016, October 2007. PDF

    E. Ip and J. M. Kahn, "Digital Equalization of Chromatic Dispersion and Polarization Mode Dispersion", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 25, no. 8, pp. 2033-2043, August 2007. PDF

    K.-P. Ho and J. M. Kahn, "Electronic Compensation Technique to Mitigate Nonlinear Phase Noise", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 22, no. 3, pp. 779-783, March 2004. PDF

    Coherent Systems: Carrier Phase Recovery

    E. Ip and J. M. Kahn, "Feedforward Carrier Recovery for Coherent Optical Communications", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 25, no. 9, pp. 2675-2692, September 2007. PDF Also see addendum: E. Ip and J. M. Kahn, "Addendum to: Feedforward Carrier Recovery for Coherent Optical Communications", J. of Lightwave Technol., vo. 27, no. 13, pp. 2552-2553, July 1, 2009. PDF

    E. Ip and J. M. Kahn, "Carrier Synchronization for 3- and 4-bit-per-Symbol Optical Transmission", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 23, no. 12, pp. 4110-4124, December 2005. PDF

    J. R. Barry and J. M. Kahn, "Carrier Synchronization for Homodyne and Heterodyne Detection of Optical Quadriphase-Shift Keying", J. Lightwave Technol., vol. 10, pp. 1939-1951, 1992. PDF

    Coherent Transmission Experiments

    J. M. Kahn, A. M. Porter and U. Padan, "Heterodyne Detection of 310-Mb/s Quadriphase-Shift Keying Using Fourth-Power Optical Phase-Locked Loop", IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 4, pp. 1397-1400, 1992. PDF

    J. M. Kahn, A. H. Gnauck, J. J. Veselka, S. K. Korotky and B. L. Kasper, "4 Gbit/s PSK Homodyne Transmission System Using Phase-Locked Semiconductor Lasers," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 2, pp. 285-287, 1990. PDF

    J. M. Kahn, "1 Gbit/s PSK Homodyne Transmission System Using Phase-Locked Semiconductor Lasers," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 1, pp. 340-342, 1989. PDF

    Frequency Comb Generators, Lasers and Receivers

    B. Buscaino, M. Zhang, M. Loncar and J. M. Kahn, "Design of Efficient Resonator-Enhanced Electro-Optic Frequency Comb Generators", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 38, no. 6, pp. 1400-1413, March 15, 2020. PDF

    M. Zhang, B. Buscaino, C. Wang, A. Shams-Ansari, C. Reimer, R. Zhu, J. M. Kahn and M. Loncar, "Broadband Electro-Optic Frequency Comb Generator in an Integrated Microring Resonator", Nature, vol. 568, pp. 373-377, April 18, 2019. PDF

    E. Ip, J. M. Kahn, D. Anthon and J. Hutchins, "Linewidth Measurements of MEMS-Based Tunable Lasers for Phase-Locking Applications", IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 17, no. 10, pp. 2029-2031, October 2005. PDF

    K.-P. Ho and J. M. Kahn, "Optical Frequency Comb Generator Using Phase Modulation in Amplified Circulating Loop", Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 5, no. 6, pp. 721-725, June 1993. PDF

    J. M. Kahn, C. A. Burrus and G. Raybon, "High-Stability 1.5 Micron External-Cavity Lasers for Phase-Lock Applications," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 1, pp. 159-161, 1989. PDF

    J. M. Kahn and B. L. Kasper, "Optical Phaselock Receiver with Multi-Gigahertz Signal Bandwidth", Electron. Lett. vol. 25, pp. 626-627, 1989. PDF

    Direct-Detection Systems: Transmission Impairments and Their Mitigation by Coding, Modulation or Digital Signal Processing

    D. J. F. Barros and J. M. Kahn, "Comparison of Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiplexing and On-Off Keying in Amplified Direct-Detection Single-Mode Fiber Systems", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 28, no. 12, pp. 1811-1820, June 15, 2010. PDF

    J. Wang and J. M. Kahn, "Accurate Bit-Error Ratio Computation in Nonlinear CRZ-OOK and CRZ-DPSK Systems", IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 16, no. 9, pp. 2165-2167, September 2004. PDF

    J. Wang and J. M. Kahn, "Conventional DPSK vs. Symmetrical DPSK: Comparison of Dispersion Tolerances", IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 16, no. 6, pp. 1585-1587, June 2004. PDF

    J. Wang and J. M. Kahn, "Performance of Electrical Equalizers in Optically Amplified OOK and DPSK Systems", IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 16, no. 5, pp. 1397-1399, May 2004. PDF

    J. Wang and J. M. Kahn, "Impact of Chromatic and Polarization-Mode Dispersions on DPSK Systems using Interferometric Demodulation and Direct Detection", J. of Lightwave Technol., vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 362-371, February 2004. PDF

    K.-P. Ho and J. M. Kahn, "Optimal Predistortion of Gaussian Inputs for Clipping Channels", IEEE Trans. on Commun., vol. 44, no. 11, pp. 1505-1513, November 1996. PDF

    K.-P. Ho and J. M. Kahn, "Methods for Crosstalk Measurement and Reduction in Dense WDM Systems", J. Lightwave Technol., vol. 14., pp. 1127-1135, June 1996. PDF

    K.-P. Ho and J. M. Kahn, "On Models of Clipping Distortion for Lightwave CATV Systems", IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 125-126, January 1996. PDF

    K.-P Ho and J. M. Kahn, "Equalization Technique to Reduce Laser Clipping-Induced Distortion in Subcarrier-Multiplexed Lightwave Systems", IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 5, no. 9, pp. 1100-1103, September 1993. PDF


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