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Transparent ultralong-haul optical networks enabled by broadcast and select OADMs
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Paper Abstract

Fully reconfigurable broadcast and select OADMs are compared to conventional designs for ULH networks. The feasibility of an 80 x10.7 Gb/s broadcast and select OADM chain with an unregenerated reach exceeding 4160 km is demonstrated. Key engineering issues for widespread commercial deployment of all-optical ULH networks include ASE noise accumulation, filter concatenation effects, dispersion, fiber non-linearity, and crosstalk impairments.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 September 2002
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4907, Optical Switching and Optical Interconnection II, (3 September 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.482258
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Ioannis Tomkos, Corning Inc. (United States)
Michael Vasiliev, Corning Inc. (United States)
June-Koo Rhee, Corning Inc. (United States)
Manish N. Sharma, Corning Inc. (United States)
Mark J. Soulliere, Corning Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4907:
Optical Switching and Optical Interconnection II
Lih-Yuan Lin; Yimo Zhang; Kimio Oguchi, Editor(s)

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