We experimentally examine the impact of various transmitter parameters on channel performance in long-haul DWDM systems, employing RZ and CRZ formats. We show that proper adjustments of RZ modulation depth and phase modulation settings profoundly impact transmission quality.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

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