Optical Society (The) (OSA) - K-Means Assisted Soft Decision of PAM4 to Mitigate Level Nonlinearity and Level-Dependent Noise for VCSEL-Based 100-Gbps 100-m MMF Optical Interconnection

2019 Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition (OFC)

Author(s): Lin Sun ; Jiangbing Du ; Ke Xu ; Bo Liu ; Zuyuan He
Publisher: Optical Society (The) (OSA)
Publication Date: 1 March 2019
Conference Location: San Diego, CA, USA, USA
Conference Date: 3 March 2019
Page(s): 1 - 3
ISBN (Electronic): 978-1-943580-53-8

A likelihood ratio estimation method based on K-means clustering is proposed and experimentally demonstrated for soft decision of PAM4 to mitigate the level nonlinearity and level-dependent noise.... View More