Performance Evaluation of a Reconfigurable Optical Add Drop Multiplexer Design for High-Order Regular and Offset-QAM Signals

Abstract

In this paper, we investigate the performance of a Reconfigurable Optical Add Drop Multiplexer (ROADM) architecture, that is suitable of supporting high-order regular as well as offset based QAM signals. In the proposed design, a bank of Phase Sensitive Amplification (PSA) subsystems is introduced for processing offset QAM signals, while sub-channel extraction is achieved via waveform splitting and coherent subtraction. Numerical studies have been carried out to validate functional performance, when processing high-order regular and offset based QAM signals.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICTON.2018.8473580
Divisions: College of Engineering & Physical Sciences > Aston Institute of Photonics Technology (AIPT)
College of Engineering & Physical Sciences
College of Engineering & Physical Sciences > School of Informatics and Digital Engineering > Electrical and Electronic Engineering
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ISBN: 978-1-5386-6606-7, 978-1-5386-6605-0
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PURE Output Type: Conference contribution
Published Date: 2018-09-27
Accepted Date: 2018-04-30
Authors: Vlachos, Kyriakos
Ferreira, Filipe (ORCID Profile 0000-0002-1533-843X)
Sygletos, Stylianos (ORCID Profile 0000-0003-2063-8733)

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