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Experimental and theoretical investigation of systems with potential for terabit capacity
Author(s): Anders T. Clausen; Leif K. Oxenlowe; Andrei Siahlo; Jorge Seoane; Palle Jeppesen
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Paper Abstract

In the last decade Optical Time Division Multiplexed (OTDM) systems have attracted considerable interest, as an alternative to the existing commercially deployed Wavelength Division Multiplexed (WDM) systems. In this presentation, first the basic point-to-point bit interleaved OTDM system will be explained, with special focus on the transmitter and the receiver functionalities, demultiplexing and clock extraction. Some reported results are highlighted. In order to expand the system to include a number of nodes, channel identification is required, and a novel technique will be introduced. A simple network configuration is presented, exemplifying advantages and drawbacks of bit interleaved OTDM systems. Finally, a short introduction to reported results on packet based OTDM systems will be presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 October 2004
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 5596, Optical Transmission Systems and Equipment for WDM Networking III, (25 October 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.578182
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Anders T. Clausen, Danmarks Tekniske Univ. (Denmark)
Leif K. Oxenlowe, Danmarks Tekniske Univ. (Denmark)
Andrei Siahlo, Danmarks Tekniske Univ. (Denmark)
Jorge Seoane, Danmarks Tekniske Univ. (Denmark)
Palle Jeppesen, Danmarks Tekniske Univ. (Denmark)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5596:
Optical Transmission Systems and Equipment for WDM Networking III
Benjamin B. Dingel; Werner Weiershausen; Achyut K. Dutta; Ken-Ichi Sato, Editor(s)

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