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Capacity upgrade for already-installed undersea cable system combined with advanced network configuration
Author(s): Hidenori Taga; Yuichi Yamada; Hiroshi Yamauchi; Eiichi Shibano; Koji Goto
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Paper Abstract

Capacity upgrade of already installed undersea cable system is attractive from the cost point of view. Advanced technologies such as powerful forward error correction support this upgrade. In this paper, we demonstrate a system capacity upgrade beyond the designed limitation experimentally using the advanced technologies. As a result, a possibility to triple the designed capacity of trans-Atlantic system is shown. In addition, we propose a configuration to improve the transmission efficiency of the network combined with the expansion of the already installed undersea cable system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 July 2002
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 4872, Optical Transmission Systems and Equipment for WDM Networking, (8 July 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.475111
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Hidenori Taga, KDDI R&D Labs., Inc. (Japan)
Yuichi Yamada, KDDI R&D Labs., Inc. (Japan)
Hiroshi Yamauchi, KDDI R&D Labs., Inc. (Japan)
Eiichi Shibano, KDDI R&D Labs., Inc. (Japan)
Koji Goto, KDDI R&D Labs., Inc. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4872:
Optical Transmission Systems and Equipment for WDM Networking
Benjamin B. Dingel; Brewster Roe Hemenway; Achyut Kumar Dutta; Ken-Ichi Sato, Editor(s)

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