Abstract (40-Word Limit): Assuming a core WDM elastic network carrying Nyquist superchannels, we quantify the corresponding extra total network capacity for various WSS spectrum granularities and various inter-superchannel guard bands
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(060.1155) Fiber optics and optical communications : All-optical networks
(060.4264) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, wavelength assignment
(060.4265) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, wavelength routing
T. Zami, "What is the benefit of WSS spectral granularity smaller than 50 GHz for WDM networks featuring elastic spectral efficiency?," in European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper We.2.D.1.
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