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40G DWDM: a case study in market fragmentation
Author(s): Ted Schmidt; Christian Malouin; Xing Pan; Jin Hong
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Paper Abstract

In an effort to meet core, regional, and metro network requirements, 40G DWDM suppliers have employed numerous modulation formats. Each modulation format brought its own unique set of optical, electrical, and optoelectronic component requirements, which challenged component suppliers to prioritize research and development efforts. In addition to a highly segmented market, a lack of investment in standardization has resulted in a highly fragmented market for suppliers of 40G technology. We explore how the 100G market may differ.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 2009
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 7632, Optical Transmission Systems, Switching, and Subsystems VII, 763210 (1 December 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.852436
Show Author Affiliations
Ted Schmidt, Opnext Subsystems, Inc (United States)
Christian Malouin, Opnext Subsystems, Inc (United States)
Xing Pan, Opnext Subsystems, Inc (United States)
Jin Hong, Opnext Subsystems, Inc (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7632:
Optical Transmission Systems, Switching, and Subsystems VII
Dominique Chiaroni, Editor(s)

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