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Optical SNR of OXC chains
Author(s): Tao Qin; Hanyi Zhang; Xiaoping Zheng; Yanhe Li; Feifei Feng
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Paper Abstract

We introduce a general model for the calculation of the optical signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) of the optical cross-connection (OXC) in optical networks in this paper. The impact of two power equalization schemes on the optical SNR is presented. We also point out the EDFA design principle for optimizing noise character of OXC chains.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 October 2001
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4585, Optical Networking, (17 October 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.445178
Show Author Affiliations
Tao Qin, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Hanyi Zhang, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Xiaoping Zheng, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Yanhe Li, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Feifei Feng, Tsinghua Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4585:
Optical Networking
Chunming Qiao; Shizhong Xie, Editor(s)

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