All-optical 40 Gbit/s 2R regeneration in scalable WDM networks

Boscolo, Sonia, Turitsyn, Sergei K. and Blow, Keith J. (2003). All-optical 40 Gbit/s 2R regeneration in scalable WDM networks. IN: 2003 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe. IEEE.

Abstract

In this paper we propose a 2R regeneration scheme based on a nonlinear optical loop mirror (NOLM) and optical filtering. We numerically investigate wavelength-division multiplexing (WDM) operation at a channel bit rate of 40 Gbit/s. In distinction to our previous work, we focus here on the regenerative characteristics and signal quality after a single transmission section, whose length is varied from 200 to 1000 km. © 2003 IEEE.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/CLEOE.2003.1312318
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Institute of Photonics
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Electrical, electronic & power engineering
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Systems analytics research institute (SARI)
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Adaptive communications networks research group
Event Title: Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe
Event Type: Other
Event Dates: 2003-06-22 - 2003-06-27
Uncontrolled Keywords: mirrors,optical filters,optical repeaters,wavelength division multiplexing,Electrical and Electronic Engineering,Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics,Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
Full Text Link: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?arnumber=1312318
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Published Date: 2003-12-01
Authors: Boscolo, Sonia ( 0000-0001-5388-2893)
Turitsyn, Sergei K. ( 0000-0003-0101-3834)
Blow, Keith J. ( 0000-0002-7859-3438)

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