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A newly emerged fiber technology for DWDM and ULH network applications and future deployment
Author(s): David Z. Chen; Glenn Wellbrock; John Fee
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Paper Abstract

This paper illustrates detailed numerical analysis, lab tests, and field trials of MCI's next generation fiber development process from the years 2000 to 2004. The new Medium Dispersion Fiber (MDF) has dispersion of around 7~8 ps/nm/km, which will satisfy MCI and worldwide next generation transmission fiber technical specifications and requirements at 20 Pb/s*km for "short fat" (20 Tb/s x 1000 km) and "long thin" (6.67 Tb/s x 3000 km) future DWDM and ULH network application and deployment.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 January 2005
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 5623, Passive Components and Fiber-based Devices, (10 January 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.582526
Show Author Affiliations
David Z. Chen, MCI (United States)
Glenn Wellbrock, MCI (United States)
John Fee, MCI (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5623:
Passive Components and Fiber-based Devices
Yan Sun; Shuisheng Jian; Sang Bae Lee; Katsunari Okamoto, Editor(s)

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