We report, for the first time, a field trial of a novel 42.7Gbps/128.1Gbps WDM/OTDM grooming node, and confirm node interoperability and the data integrity of asynchronous retiming.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing
(060.1155) Fiber optics and optical communications : All-optical networks
G. Zarris, F. Parmigiani, E. Hugues-Salas, R. Weerasuriya, D. Hillerkuss, N. Amaya Gonzalez, M. Spyropoulou, P. Vorreau, R. Morais, S. K. Ibrahim, D. Klonidis, P. Petropoulos, A. D. Ellis, P. Monteiro, A. Tzanakaki, D. Richardson, I. Tomkos, R. Bonk, W. Freude, J. Leuthold, and D. Simeonidou, "Field Trial of WDM-OTDM Transmultiplexing Employing Photonic Switch Fabric-Based Buffer-less Bit-Interleaved Data Grooming and All-Optical Regeneration," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper PDPC10.
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