Experimental Realisation of Single-Carrier Alamouti-Coded QPSK Using Frequency-Diverse Dual-Polarisation RF Pilot Tones

M. Sezer Erkilinc, Domanic Lavery, Xu Zhou, Yansi Le, Zhiyong Feng, Polina Bayvel, Robert I. Killey
2018 2018 European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC)  
A novel DSP chain using a pair of frequency-and polarisation-diverse RF pilot tones is proposed for single-carrier Alamouti-coded QPSK signal detection. The system's tolerance to static and dynamic signal polarisation is experimentally evaluated, with sensitivity penalties ≤1.5 dB demonstrated.
doi:10.1109/ecoc.2018.8535289 fatcat:5ot4vdi3afeevgswonqzxb7iiq