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Transient response characteristics of Raman amplified optical add/drop multiplexing network
Author(s): Yasuhiko Aoki; Susumu Kinoshita
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Paper Abstract

We propose distributed Raman amplifiers (DRAs) for optical add/drop multiplexing (OADM) networks in order to suppress optical surges due to add/drop multiplexing. We confirmed that the fast transient characteristic of distributed Raman amplifier realizes no surviving channel degradation under add/drop power fluctuation condition as well as fine band upgradability to support "pay-as-you-grow" feature. And we also propose some application in metro area network by using DRAs.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 July 2002
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4872, Optical Transmission Systems and Equipment for WDM Networking, (8 July 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.475113
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Yasuhiko Aoki, Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc. (United States)
Susumu Kinoshita, Fujitsu Network Communications, 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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