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DWDM field trial: optical performance monitoring in a transparent and configurable multiclient metropolitan network
Author(s): Alexander Richter; Wolfgang Fischler; Harald Bock; Joerg-Peter Elbers
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we present the topology of an optically transparent DWDM network testbed (part of the KomNet field-trial). We show results of our investigation on performance monitoring in the optical layer of this complex network. The testbed consists of a remotely configurable DWDM metropolitan area ring network (capable of transport up to 80x10 Gb/s) with two OADMs and one HUB/OXC and a long-haul bi-directional DWDM link (16x10 Gb/s, 8 spans over 750 km).

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 October 2001
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 4583, Metro and Access Networks, (16 October 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.445122
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Alexander Richter, Siemens AG (Germany)
Wolfgang Fischler, Siemens AG (Germany)
Harald Bock, Siemens AG (Germany)
Joerg-Peter Elbers, Siemens AG (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4583:
Metro and Access Networks
Wanyi Gu; Jianhui Zhou; Jin-Yi Pan, Editor(s)

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