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Design and technologies for modern transpacific lightwave communication systems
Author(s): Georg Mohs
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Paper Abstract

This paper highlights the challenges involved when designing, manufacturing and testing ultra-long high capacity submarine telecommunication systems. We will focus on the transpacific design space and use as an example the design data and measurement results from the most advanced deployed undersea communication link - a 9000 km transpacific segment built using dispersion slope managed fiber. A discussion of recent technical advances and even longer systems, for direct, all optical, wideband connections between the United States and Asia is also included.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 December 2005
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 6021, Optical Transmission, Switching, and Subsystems III, 60210A (9 December 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.635223
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Georg Mohs, Tyco Telecommunications (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6021:
Optical Transmission, Switching, and Subsystems III
Rodney S. Tucker; Dominique Chiaroni; Wanyi Gu; Ken-ichi Kitayama, Editor(s)

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