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Making high-speed optical networks independent of optical channel
Author(s): Adrien Comeau
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Paper Abstract

High speed optical networks require optical transmission to be robust to noise as well as linear and non-linear distortions. Robustness to the time evolution and reconfiguration of the optical channel is also required. In this tutorial we discuss traditional optical modem and line technologies which have been deployed and, their relation to the above considerations. In addition, the significance of emerging digital optical-modem technology is explored.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 October 2005
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 6012, Optical Transmission Systems and Equipment for WDM Networking IV, 60120G (25 October 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.637478
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Adrien Comeau, Nortel Networks (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6012:
Optical Transmission Systems and Equipment for WDM Networking IV
Ken-ichi Sato; Werner Weiershausen; Achyut K. Dutta; Benjamin B. Dingel, Editor(s)

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