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Latency causes and reduction in optical metro networks
Author(s): Vjaceslavs Bobrovs; Sandis Spolitis; Girts Ivanovs
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Paper Abstract

The dramatic growth of transmitted information in fiber optical networks is leading to a concern about the network latency for high-speed reliable services like financial transactions, telemedicine, virtual and augmented reality, surveillance, and other applications. In order to ensure effective latency engineering, the delay variability needs to be accurately monitored and measured, in order to control it. This paper in brief describes causes of latency in fiber optical metro networks. Several available latency reduction techniques and solutions are also discussed, namely concerning usage of different chromatic dispersion compensation methods, low-latency amplifiers, optical fibers as well as other network elements.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 2014
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 9008, Optical Metro Networks and Short-Haul Systems VI, 90080C (1 February 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2041736
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Vjaceslavs Bobrovs, Riga Technical Univ. (Latvia)
Sandis Spolitis, Riga Technical Univ. (Latvia)
Girts Ivanovs, Riga Technical Univ. (Latvia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9008:
Optical Metro Networks and Short-Haul Systems VI
Werner Weiershausen; Benjamin B. Dingel; Achyut K. Dutta; Atul K. Srivastava, Editor(s)

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