The principle of applying a pilot tone to an OTDM signal, in order to identify a specific channel is presented. The impact on BER system performance is characterized as function of modulation index.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(060.2360) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics links and subsystems
(060.4250) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
A. T. Clausen, J. Bennike, L. K. Owenlwe, J. Seoane, A. I. Siahlo, and P. Jeppesen, "Pilot tone modulation used for channel identification in OTDM networks," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper CThQ7.
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