Analysis of polarization-mode dispersion compensators using importance sampling

Jr Lima I.T., G. Biondini, B. Marks, W. L. Kath, C. R. Menyuk

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We use importance sampling to analyze polarization-mode dispersion (PMD) compensators that consist of a single differential-group delay (DGD) element. Using this technique we show that while these compensators improve the average penalty due to PMD, they may degrade the outage probability.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationConference on Optical Fiber Communication, Technical Digest Series
StatePublished - Jan 1 2001
EventOptical Fiber Communication Conference - Anaheim, CA, United States
Duration: Mar 17 2001Mar 22 2001


OtherOptical Fiber Communication Conference
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityAnaheim, CA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


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