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Toward high-speed optical networks of the future: an overview of 160 Gbit/s transmission and networking
Author(s): Harald Rohde; Gottfried Lehmann; Wolfgang Schairer; Jaroslav P. Turkiewicz; Eduward Tangdiongga; Huugh de Waardt; Giok-Djan Khoe; Ed S.R. Sikora; Yu Rong Zhou; Andrew Lord; David B. Payne
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Paper Abstract

An overview of a wide choice of current technologies and components suitable for the use of 160 Gbit/s optical time domain multiplexing (OTDM) systems is given. A selection of the presented components were used to implement a 160 Gbit/s network. In a field trial on BT’s network we demonstrated transmission over 550 km and a fully operating OTDM network including a time domain add-drop multiplexer (TD-OADM) at a data rate of 160 Gbit/s at a single wavelength and a tributary data rate of 10 Gbit/s.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 February 2005
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 5626, Network Architectures, Management, and Applications II, (8 February 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.582797
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Harald Rohde, Siemens AG (Germany)
Gottfried Lehmann, Siemens AG (Germany)
Wolfgang Schairer, Siemens AG (Germany)
Jaroslav P. Turkiewicz, Eindhoven Univ. of Technology (Netherlands)
Eduward Tangdiongga, Eindhoven Univ. of Technology (Netherlands)
Huugh de Waardt, Eindhoven Univ. of Technology (Netherlands)
Giok-Djan Khoe, Eindhoven Univ. of Technology (Netherlands)
Ed S.R. Sikora, BT Group plc (United Kingdom)
Yu Rong Zhou, BT Group plc (United Kingdom)
Andrew Lord, BT Group plc (United Kingdom)
David B. Payne, BT Group plc (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5626:
Network Architectures, Management, and Applications II
S. J. Ben Yoo; Gee-Kung Chang; Guangcheng Li; Kwok-wai Cheung, Editor(s)

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