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Modeling software for optical broadband access network design and optimization
Author(s): Zhengyu Huang; Enrico Ghillino; Pablo V. Mena; Anil Panicker
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Paper Abstract

Designing broadband access networks involves selecting the topology that satisfies the network requirements, and comparing the performance of different what-if scenarios in order to achieve the optimal network layout. Modeling software tools are instrumental for each phase of the design cycle and help answering to complex questions such as what is the impact of single- and multi-mode fiber linear and nonlinear effects, what is maximum fiber length before eye closure, how many regenerators are needed and where they have to be placed. This paper shows through a series of examples how modeling tools can be used for single- and multi-mode broadband access network design and planning.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 October 2006
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 6390, Broadband Access Communication Technologies, 63900C (2 October 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.694140
Show Author Affiliations
Zhengyu Huang, RSoft Design Group, Inc. (United States)
Enrico Ghillino, RSoft Design Group, Inc. (United States)
Pablo V. Mena, RSoft Design Group, Inc. (United States)
Anil Panicker, RSoft Design Group, Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6390:
Broadband Access Communication Technologies
Raj Jain; Benjamin B. Dingel; Shozo Komaki; Shlomo Ovadia, Editor(s)

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