Importance sampling of gordon-mollenauer soliton phase noise in optical fibers

A. Tonello, S. Wabnitz, I. Gabitov, R. Indik

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We develop an importance sampling method to perform the direct numerical computation of the probability density function of the random optical soliton phase under the influence of both amplifier spontaneous emission noise and nonlinear conversion of amplitude to phase fluctuations owing to the Kerr effect, or nonlinear phase noise.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)886-888
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Issue number7
StatePublished - Apr 1 2006


  • Differential phase-shift keying (DPSK)
  • Nonlinear optics
  • Optical fiber communication
  • Optical solitons

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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