Electronic dispersion compensation: An overview of optical communications systems

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review


This article provides an overview of some of the driving factors that limit the performance of optical links and highlight some of the potential opportunities for the signal processing community to make substantial contributions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)110-130
Number of pages21
JournalIEEE Signal Processing Magazine
Issue number6
StatePublished - 2008


  • Electronic dispersion compensation
  • Fiber optics
  • Optical fiber amplifiers
  • Optical fiber communication
  • Optical fiber dispersion
  • Optical fiber polarization
  • Optical fibre communication
  • Optical fibre dispersion
  • Optical links
  • Optical transmitters

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Signal Processing
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics


Dive into the research topics of 'Electronic dispersion compensation: An overview of optical communications systems'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this