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Optical code division multiplexing for confidentiality at the photonic layer in metro networks and beyond
Author(s): Paul Toliver; Anjali Agarwal; Ron Menendez; Janet Jackel; Shahab Etemad
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, we review recent developments in coherent, spectral phase encoded optical code-division multiplexed (OCDM) systems employing integrated micro-ring resonator coding technologies and consider its application to data confidentiality in optical networks. In addition, we discuss how such systems can be designed to be compatible with conventional dense wavelength-division multiplexing (DWDM) networking, and review our experimental progress in advanced modulation formats for improved spectral efficiency (up to 0.87 b/s/Hz) as well as the capability for long transmission distances (up to 400 km).

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 January 2009
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 7235, Optical Metro Networks and Short-Haul Systems, 723506 (26 January 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.812337
Show Author Affiliations
Paul Toliver, Telcordia (United States)
Anjali Agarwal, Telcordia (United States)
Ron Menendez, Telcordia (United States)
Janet Jackel, Telcordia (United States)
Shahab Etemad, Telcordia (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7235:
Optical Metro Networks and Short-Haul Systems
Werner Weiershausen; Benjamin B. Dingel; Achyut Kumar Dutta; Atul K. Srivastava, Editor(s)

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