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Transport challenges in optically-routed networks
Author(s): René-Jean Essiambre; Peter J. Winzer
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Paper Abstract

We review physical layer challenges associated with the emerging class of optically-routed networks. We discuss the influence of reconfigurable optical add-drop multiplexers (ROADMs), advanced modulation formats, and electronic signal processing techniques at transmitters and receivers to increase optical transparency in optically-routed networks.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 December 2005
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 6021, Optical Transmission, Switching, and Subsystems III, 60212P (9 December 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.639204
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René-Jean Essiambre, Lucent Technologies/Bell Labs. (United States)
Peter J. Winzer, Lucent Technologies/Bell Labs. (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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