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Investigating optimal regimes of operation for pluggable XFPs in multi-channels 10G systems exploiting nonlinear effects
Author(s): Ahmad Atieh; Josh P. Kemp
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Paper Abstract

The interaction of fiber dispersion and nonlinearities enable optimal regimes of operation of amplified optical communication systems that use XFP transceivers. System performance is described using OSNR tolerances for OC-192 and OTU2 modulated signals. An improvement in OSNR of 3-dB is achieved when allowing approximately -500ps/nm residual dispersion in the link which enabled about 45dB link budget.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 December 2011
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 8309, Optical Transmission Systems, Subsystems, and Technologies IX, 830908 (10 December 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.903185
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Ahmad Atieh, Taibah Univ. (Saudi Arabia)
BTI Systems Inc. (Canada)
Josh P. Kemp, BTI Systems Inc. (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8309:
Optical Transmission Systems, Subsystems, and Technologies IX
Xiang Liu, Editor(s)

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