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Parallel Split-Step Method for Digital Backpropagation

Guiomar, F. P. ; Amado, S. B. ; Martins, C. M. ; Pinto, A. N.

Parallel Split-Step Method for Digital Backpropagation, Proc OSA Optical Fiber Communications - OFC, Los Angeles, United States, Vol. 0, pp. 1 - 3, March, 2015.

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We propose a novel split-step method for digital backpropagation in which the linear and nonlinear steps are applied in parallel, favouring hardware implementation. Numerical results show significant performance advantage over the classic split-step Fourier method.