PMD-induced system outage probabilities have been measured in a joint field trial of NTT/DT. For outage evaluation 43Gbit/s CS-RZ signals of the NTT WDM-system were transmitted over selected high-PMD fiber links of DT’s fiber network.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2400) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber properties
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
W. Weiershausen, R. Leppla, O. Leminger, F. Rumpf, R. Herber, A. Mattheus, A. Gladisch, A. Hirano, Y. Kisaka, Y. Miyamoto, S. Kuwahara, M. Yoneyama, and M. Tomizawa, "PMD outage measurements in a joint field trial of a 43-Gbit/s NTT WDM transmission system within DT’s installed fiber environment," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper WP3.