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Journal Papers

  1. [S_jlt_16] P. Serena, "Nonlinear Signal–Noise Interaction in Optical Links With Nonlinear Equalization ," invited paper, J. Lightw. Technol., vol. 34, no. 6, pp. 1476--1483, Mar. 2016. ISSN:0733-8724, DOI:10.1109/JLT.2016.2522092
  2. [BSMP_osn_15] A. Bononi, P. Serena, A. Morea, and G. Picchi, "Regeneration Savings in Flexible Optical Networks with a New Load-aware Reach Maximization," invited paper, Opt. Switch. Netw., vol. , no. , pp. , . 2015. ISSN: 1573-4277, DOI:10.1016/j.osn.2015.07.003
  3. [FCBS_jlt_15] T. Foggi, G. Colavolpe, A. Bononi, and P. Serena, "Spectral Efficiency Optimization in Flexi-Grid Long-Haul Optical Systems,'' J. Lightw. Technol., vol. 33, no. 13, pp. 2735-2742, Jul. 2015. ISSN:0733-8724, DOI:10.1109/JLT.2015.2409981
  4. [RSB_jlt_15] N. Rossi, P. Serena, and A. Bononi, "Symbol-Rate Dependence of Dominant Nonlinearity and Reach in Coherent WDM Links,'' J. Lightw. Technol., vol. 33, no. 14, pp. 3132-3143, Jul. 2015. ISSN:0733-8724, DOI:10.1109/JLT.2015.2426680
  5. [SB_jlt_15] P. Serena, and A. Bononi, "A Time-Domain Extended Gaussian Noise Model ," invited paper, J. Lightw. Technol., vol. 33, no. 7, pp. 1459--1472, Apr. 2015. ISSN:0733-8724, DOI:10.1109/JLT.2015.2398873
  6. [RSB_jlt_14] N. Rossi, P. Serena, and A. Bononi, "Stratified-Sampling Estimation of PDL-Induced Outage Probability in Nonlinear Coherent Systems," J. Lightw. Technol., vol. 32, no. 24, pp. 4303--4309, Dec. 2014. ISSN:0733-8724, DOI:10.1109/JLT.2014.2366921
  7. [RSB_ptl_14] N. Rossi, P. Serena , and A. Bononi , ``Polarization Dependent Loss Impact on Coherent Optical Systems in Presence of Fiber Nonlinearity,'' IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 26, no. 4, pp. 334--337, Jan. 2014. ISSN: 1041-1135, DOI:10.1109/LPT.2013.2293595
  8. [BBS_oe_13] A. Bononi, O. Beucher, and P. Serena, "Single- and cross-channel nonlinear interference in the Gaussian Noise model with rectangular spectra," OSA Opt. Express, vol. 21, no. 26, pp. 32254--32268, Dec. 2013. DOI:10.1364/OE.21.032254
  9. [SB_jlt_13] P. Serena, and A. Bononi, "An Alternative Approach to the Gaussian Noise Model and its System Implications, J. Lightw. Technol., vol. 31, no. 22, pp. 3489--3499, Nov. 2013. DOI: 10.1109/JLT.2013.2284499
  10. [BIAJKWSB_oe_13] L. Beygi, N. V. Irukulapati, E. Agrell, P. Johannisson, M. Karlsson, H. Wymeersch, P. Serena, and A. Bononi, "On nonlinearly-induced noise in single-channel optical links with digital backpropagation," OSA Opt. Express, vol. 21, no. 22, pp. 26376--26386, Nov. 2013. DOI:10.1364/OE.21.026376
  11. [BRS_oe_12] A. Bononi, N. Rossi, and P. Serena, "On the nonlinear threshold versus distance in long-haul highly-dispersive coherent systems, OSA Opt. Express, vol. 20, no. 26, pp. B204--B216, Dec. 2012. DOI:10.1364/OE.20.00B204
  12. [SRB_oe_12] P. Serena, N. Rossi, and A. Bononi, "PDM-iRZ-QPSK vs. PS-QPSK at 100 Gbit/s Over Dispersion-Managed Links, OSA Opt. Express, vol. 20, no. 7, pp. 7895--7900, Mar. 2012.
  13. [RSBSBMTCB_jlt_12] J. Renaudier, P. Serena, A. Bononi, M. Salsi, O. Bertran-Pardo, H. Mardoyan, P. Tran, G. Charlet, and S. Bigo, "Generation and detection of 28 Gbaud Polarization Switched-QPSK in WDM Long- Haul Transmission Systems, vol. 30, no. 9, pp. 1312-1318, May 2012.
  14. [BSRGV_oe_12] A. Bononi, P. Serena, N. Rossi, E. Grellier, and F. Vacondio, "Modeling Nonlinearity in Coherent Transmissions with Dominant Intrachannel-Four-Wave-Mixing, OSA Opt. Express, vol. 20, no. 7, pp. 7777-7791, Mar. 2012.
  15. [SRBRVB_jlt_11] P. Serena, N. Rossi, O. Bertran-Pardo, J. Renaudier, A. Vannucci , and A. Bononi, "Intra- versus Inter-channel PMD in Linearly Compensated Coherent PDM-PSK Nonlinear Transmissions,'' J. Lightw. Technol., vol. 29, pp. 1691-1700, 2011.
  16. [SSB_ptl_11] D. Sperti, P. Serena , and A. Bononi , ``Optical Solutions to Improve PDM-QPSK Resilience against Cross-channel Nonlinearities: a Comparison,'' IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 23, no. 11, pp. 667, Jun. 2011.
  17. [BRSB_oft_10] M. Bertolini, N. Rossi, P. Serena, and A. Bononi, "Do's and Don'ts for a Correct Nonlinear PMD Emulation in 100Gb/s PDM-QPSK Systems," Opt. Fiber Technol., vol. 16, issue 5, pp. 274-278, Oct. 2010.
  18. [BSR_oft_10] A. Bononi, P. Serena, and N. Rossi, "Nonlinear signal-noise interactions in dispersion-managed links with various modulation formats," Opt. Fiber Technol., invited paper, vol. 16, issue 2, pp. 73-85, March 2010.
  19. [BBSB_jlt_09] A. Bononi, M. Bertolini, P. Serena, and G. Bellotti, "Cross-Phase Modulation Induced by OOK Channels on Higher-Rate DQPSK and Coherent QPSK Channels,'' J. Lightw. Technol., vol. 27, no. 18, pp. 3974-3983, Sept. 2009.
  20. [BSRB_oe_09] M. Bertolini, P. Serena, N. Rossi, and A. Bononi, "XPM reduction in hybrid 10G/40G transmission using 10-Gb/s narrow-filtered DPSK modulation,'' OSA Opt. Express, vol. 17, no. 8, pp. 5919-5924, Apr. 2009.
  21. [SRBB_jlt_09] P. Serena, N. Rossi, M. Bertolini, and A. Bononi, "Stratified Sampling Monte Carlo Algorithm for Efficient BER estimation in Long-Haul Optical Transmission Systems,'' J. Lightw. Technol., vol. 27, no. 13, pp. 2404 - 2411, July 2009.
  22. [BSRB_ptl_08] M. Bertolini, P. Serena , N. Rossi, and A. Bononi , ``Monte Carlo Estimation of PDM-QPSK/OOK and DQPSK/OOK Hybrid Systems Tolerance against Nonlinear Effects,'' IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 15-17, Jan. 2009.
  23. [BSB_cr_08] A. Bononi, P. Serena and M. Bertolini, "Unified Analysis of Weakly-Nonlinear Dispersion-Managed Optical Transmission Systems from Perturbative Approach,'' Comptes Rendus - Physique, invited paper, vol. 9, 2008, pp. 947-962. DOI: 10.1016/j.crhy.2008.10.017.
  24. [BSO_jlt_08] A. Bononi, P. Serena and A. Orlandini, "A Unified Design Framework for Single-Channel Dispersion-Managed Terrestrial Systems,'' J. Lightw. Technol., vol. 26, no. 22, pp. 3617-3631, Nov. 2008.
  25. [SBO_josab_07] P. Serena, A. Bononi, and A. Orlandini, ``Fundamental laws of parametric gain in periodic dispersion-managed optical links,'' OSA J. Opt. Soc. Am. B., vol. 24, no. 4, pp. 773-787, Apr. 2007.
  26. [SOB_jlt_06] P. Serena, A. Orlandini, and A. Bononi, ``Parametric-gain approach to the analysis of single-channel DPSK/DQPSK systems with nonlinear phase noise,'' J. Lightw. Technol., vol. 24, pp. 2026-2037, May. 2006.
  27. [SBAB_jlt_05] P. Serena, A. Bononi, J.-C. Antona, and S. Bigo, ``Parametric gain in the strongly nonlinear regime and its impact on 10 Gb/s NRZ systems with forward error correction,'' J. Lightw. Technol., vol. 23, pp. 2352-2363, Aug. 2005.
  28. [SB_ptl_02] P. Serena and A. Bononi , ``Power threshold due to parametric gain in dispersion-mapped communication systems,'' IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 14, pp. 1521-1523, Nov. 2002.
  29. [VSB_jlt_02] A. Vannucci, P. Serena, and A. Bononi , ``The RP method: a new tool for the iterative solution of the nonlinear Schroedinger equation,'' J. Lightw. Technol., vol. 20, pp. 1102-1112, July 2002.

  30. Conference Papers

    1. [SB_tiwdc_15] P. Serena and A. Bononi, "On the Nonlinear Reference Phase in Regular Perturbation Models,'' in Proc. 2015 Tyrrhenian International Workshop on Digital Communications (TIWDC 2015), Firenze, Italy, Sep. 2015.
    2. [SB_ecoc_15] P. Serena and A. Bononi, "The Nonlinear Signal-Noise Interaction in Coherent Links and its Implications in System Design,'' in Proc. ECOC 2015, paper We.4.6.1, Valencia, Spain, Sep./Oct. 2015.
    3. [Fotonica_15] M. Barozzi and P. Serena, "Lossless Polarization Attraction with Multiple Pump beams,'' in Proc. Fotonica 2015, paper P2.1, Torino, May 2015.
    4. [SB_acp_14] P. Serena, A. Bononi ``Perturbative Propagation Models for Coherent Systems,'' in Proc. Asia Communications and Photonics Conference (ACP), paper AF1E.3, Shanghai, China, Nov. 2014. DOI:10.1364/ACPC.2014.AF1E.3
    5. [BSM_ecoc_14] A. Bononi, N. Rossi, P. Serena, ``Regenerations Savings in Coherent Optical Networks with a New Load-dependent Reach Maximization,'' in Proc. European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication (ECOC), paper P.5.4, Cannes, France, Sep. 2014. DOI:10.1109/ECOC.2014.6963914
    6. [SBR_ecoc_14] P. Serena, A. Bononi, N. Rossi, ``The Impact of the Modulation Dependent Nonlinear Interference Missed by the Gaussian Noise Model,'' in Proc. European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication (ECOC), paper Mo.4.3.1, Cannes, France, Sep. 2014. DOI:10.1109/ECOC.2014.6963960
    7. [BSPM_noc_14] A. Bononi, P. Serena, G. Picchi, A. Morea, "Load-aware Transparent Reach Maximization in Flexible Optical Networks," in Proc. 2014 19th European Conference on Networks and Optical Communications (NOC), paper s8.1, pp. 165-172, Milano, Italy, Jun. 2014. ISBN: 978-1-4799-3871-1
    8. [BRS_ecoc_13] A. Bononi, N. Rossi, P. Serena, ``Performance Dependence on Channel Baud-Rate of Coherent Single-carrier WDM Systems,'' in Proc. European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication (ECOC) (Optical Society of America, Washington, DC, 2013), paper Th.1.D.5. London, UK, Sep. 2013. ISBN:
    9. [SB_ecoc_13] P. Serena, A. Bononi, ``On the Accuracy of the Gaussian Nonlinear Model for Dispersion-unmanaged Coherent Links,'' in Proc. European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication (ECOC) (Optical Society of America, Washington, DC, 2013), paper Th.1.D.3. London, UK, Sep. 2013. ISBN:
    10. [RSB_ecoc_13] N. Rossi, P. Serena, A. Bononi, ``Stratified-Sampling Estimation of Outage Probability in Nonlinear Coherent Systems with Polarization Dependent Loss,'' in Proc. European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication (ECOC) (Optical Society of America, Washington, DC, 2013), paper Th.1.D.6. London, UK, Sep. 2013. ISBN:
    11. [RSB_fot_13] N. Rossi, P. Serena, A. Bononi, "On the Interaction of Polarization Dependent Loss with Optical Fiber Nonlinearity,'' in Proc. Fotonica 2013, paper C2.1, Milano, May 2013.
    12. [SGB_ecoc_12] P. Serena, A. Ghazisaeidi, A. Bononi, ``A New Fast and Blind Cross-Polarization Modulation Digital Compensator,'' in Proc. ECOC 2012, paper We.1.A.5, Amsterdam, Holland, Sep. 2012.
    13. [SBC_ecoc_12] P. Serena, A. Bononi, G. Colavolpe, ``On the Nonlinear Capacity with Memory of PS-QPSK and PDM-QPSK in WDM Non-Dispersion Managed Links,'' in Proc. ECOC 2012, paper We.2.C.1, Amsterdam, Holland, Sep. 2012.
    14. [BRS_ecoc_12] A. Bononi, N. Rossi, P. Serena, ``Nonlinear Threshold Decrease with Distance in 112 Gb/s PDM-QPSK Coherent Systems,'' in Proc. ECOC 2012, paper We.2.C.4, Amsterdam, Holland, Sep. 2012.
    15. [BGSRV_ecoc_11] A. Bononi, E. Grellier, P. Serena, N. Rossi, and F. Vacondio, ``Modeling Nonlinearity in Coherent Transmissions with Dominant Interpulse-Four-Wave-Mixing,'' in Proc. ECOC 2011, paper We.7.B.4, Geneve, Switzerland, Sep. 2011.
    16. [BRS_ofc_11] A. Bononi, N. Rossi, and P. Serena, ``Transmission Limitations due to Fiber Nonlinearity,'' in Proc. OFC 2011, paper OWO7, Los Angeles, CA, March 2011.
    17. [BSRS_ecoc_10] A. Bononi, P. Serena, N. Rossi, and D. Sperti, ``Which is the Dominant Nonlinearity in Long-haul PDM-QPSK Coherent Transmissions?'' in Proc. ECOC 2010, paper Th10E1, Torino, Italy, Sep. 2010.
    18. [SVB_ecoc_10] P. Serena, A. Vannucci, and A. Bononi, ``The Performance of Polarization Switched-QPSK (PS-QPSK) in Dispersion Managed WDM Transmissions,'' in Proc. ECOC 2010, paper Th10E2, Torino, Italy, Sep. 2010.
    19. [SSB_ecoc_10] D. Sperti, P. Serena, and A. Bononi, ``A Comparison of Different Options to Improve PDM-QPSK Resilience against Cross-channel Nonlinearities,'' in Proc. ECOC 2010, paper Th9A1, Torino, Italy, Sep. 2010.
    20. [SSVB_fot_10] D. Sperti, P. Serena, A. Vannucci, A. Bononi, "Nonlinear polarization effects in a hybrid 100Gb/s PDM-QPSK — 10Gb/s OOK System,'' in Proc. Fotonica 2010, paper A2.4, Pisa, May 2010.
    21. [BSR_leos_10] A. Bononi, P. Serena, N. Rossi, ``Nonlinear Limits in Single- and Dual-Polarization Transmission,'' in Proc. LEOS Summer Topicals 2010, Playa del Carmen, Mexico, paper TuA3.3, July 2010.
    22. [BSR_ecoc_09] A. Bononi, P. Serena, and N. Rossi, ``Modeling of Signal-Noise Interactions in Nonlinear Fiber Transmission with Different Modulation Formats,'' in Proc. ECOC 2009, paper 10.4.6, Vienna, Austria, Sept. 2009.
    23. [SRB_ecoc_09] P. Serena, N. Rossi, and A. Bononi, ``Nonlinear Penalty Reduction Induced by PMD in 112 Gbit/s WDM PDM-QPSK Coherent Systems,'' in Proc. ECOC 2009, paper 10.4.3, Vienna, Austria, Sep. 2009.
    24. [SB_ecoc_09] P. Serena and A. Bononi, ``Nonlinear Phase Noise Mitigation by Polarization Mode Dispersion in Dispersion Managed coherent PDM-QPSK Systems,'' in Proc. ECOC 2009, paper P4.12, Vienna, Austria, Sep. 2009.
    25. [BBSB_fot_09] G. Bellotti, A. Bononi, P. Serena, and M. Bertolini, "Analisi delle distorsioni indotte da XPM in sistemi ibridi DQPSK-OOK e QPSK-OOK,'' in Proc. Fotonica 2009, paper A5.3, Pisa, May 2009.
    26. [BSBB_ofc_09] M. Bertolini, P. Serena, G. Bellotti, and A. Bononi, ``On the XPM-induced distortion in DQPSK-OOK and Coherent QPSK-OOK Hybrid Systems,'' in Proc. OFC 2009, paper OTuD4, San Diego, CA, Mar. 2009.
    27. [BSRB2_ecoc_08] M. Bertolini, P. Serena, N. Rossi, and A. Bononi, "Narrow filtered DPSK: an attractive solution for hybrid systems,'' in Proc. ECOC 2008, paper P.4.16, Brussels, Belgium, Sep. 2008.
    28. [SRBB_ecoc_08] P. Serena, N. Rossi, M. Bertolini, and A. Bononi, "A stratified sampling Monte-Carlo algorithm for efficient BER measurement and its application to DQPSK terrestrial systems,'' in Proc. ECOC 2008, paper We.1.E.2, Brussels, Belgium, Sep. 2008.
    29. [BSRB_ecoc_08] M. Bertolini, P. Serena, N. Rossi, and A. Bononi, "Numerical Monte-Carlo comparison between coherent PDM-QPSK/OOK and incoherent DQPSK/OOK hybrid systems,'' in Proc. ECOC 2008, paper P.4.15, Brussels, Belgium, Sep. 2008.
    30. [SOB_ecoc_07] P. Serena, A. Orlandini, and A. Bononi, ``The memory of optimized dispersion-managed periodic optical links,'' in Proc. ECOC 2007, paper P093, pp. 213-214, Berlin, Germany, Sep. 2007.
    31. [SOB_fot_07] P. Serena, A. Orlandini, and A. Bononi , ``Effetti della banda di guadagno parametrico sulle prestazioni di sistemi singolo canale DPSK a 10 Gb/s,'' in Proc. Fotonica 2007, pp. 285-288, Mantova, May 2007.
    32. [BSOR_cina_06] A. Bononi, P. Serena, A. Orlandini, and N. Rossi, "Parametric-gain approach to the analysis of DPSK dispersion-managed systems,'' in Proc. 2006 China-Italy bilateral workshop on Photonics for Communications and Sensing , Acta Photonica Sinica Ed., pp. 38-45, Xi'An, China, Oct. 2006.
    33. [SOB_ecoc_06] P. Serena, A. Orlandini, and A. Bononi, ``Scaling laws for weakly nonlinear WDM dispersion managed OOK systems,'' in Proc. ECOC 2006, paper We3.P.129, pp. 379-380, Cannes, France, Sep. 2006.
    34. [OSB_ecoc_06] A. Orlandini, P. Serena, and A. Bononi, ``An alternative analysis of nonlinear phase noise impact on DPSK systems,'' in Proc. ECOC 2006, paper Th3.2.6, pp. 145-146, Cannes, France, Sep. 2006.
    35. [BSAB_ofc_05] A. Bononi, P. Serena, J.-C. Antona, and S. Bigo, ``Implications of nonlinear interaction of signal and noise in low-OSNR transmission systems with FEC,'' in Proc. OFC 2005, paper OThW5, Anaheim, CA, March 2005.
    36. [SOB_ecoc_04] P. Serena, A. Orlandini, and A. Bononi, ``A parametric gain approach to DPSK performance evaluation in presence of nonlinear phase noise", in Proc. ECOC 2004, Stockholm, Sweden, pp. 716-717, Sep. 2004.
    37. [BSAB_leos_04] A. Bononi, P. Serena, J.-C. Antona, and S. Bigo, ``Revisiting nonlinear interactions between signal and noise in presence of FEC,'' in Proc. LEOS 2004, Puerto Rico, vol. 1, pp. 21-22, Nov. 2004.
    38. [SOB_iwdc_04] P.Serena, A. Orlandini, and A. Bononi, ``A parametric gain approach to performance evaluation of DPSK/DQPSK systems with nonlinear phase noise", Int. Workshop on Digital Commun. (IWDC) 2004, Pisa, Italy, Oct. 2004. Proceedings in E. Forestieri Ed., ``Optical communication theory and techniques,'' Springer, New York, pp. 129-136, 2005.
    39. [SABB_ecoc_03] P. Serena, J.-C. Antona, S. Bigo, and A. Bononi, ``Parametric gain impairments in 10 Gb/s coded optical systems working at low signal-to-noise ratios,'' in Proc. ECOC 2003, vol. 2, pp. 296-297, Rimini, Sep. 2003.
    40. [SBBLW_fot_03] P. Serena, A. Bononi, S. Bigo, S. Lanne, K. Waksman, ``Valutazione esatta del BER per DPSK e OOK e confronto con l'approssimazione gaussiana in sistemi terrestri a 40 Gb/s,'' in Proc. Fotonica 2003 , pp. 335-338, Riva del Garda, Italy, Apr. 2003.
    41. [BBSB_ecoc_00] G. Bellotti, S. Bigo, P. Serena, and A. Bononi, ``Impact of parametric gain on 10 Gb/s dispersion-managed transmissions,'' in Proc. ECOC 2000, vol. 3, pp. 213-215, Munich, Germany, Sep. 2000.

    42. Dissertations

    43. P. Serena: Studio dell’interazione tra segnale e rumore nella progettazione di sistemi ottici WDM in regime non lineare. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Parma, Dept. of Information Engineering, March 2003.
    44. P. Serena: Studio teorico dell’interazione tra dispersione cromatica ed effetti non lineari nei sistemi in fibra ottica. Laurea dissertation, University of Parma, Dept. of Information Engineering, July 1999.

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