In long haul WDM-systems the reach of the individual channels depends on the wavelength. In all optical networks this can be used to avoid regeneration if an appropriate wavelength assignment is applied. Network case studies support the according simulation results.
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M. Schuster, G. Lehmann, D. A. Schupke, S. Duhovnikov, and G. Göger, " Wavelength Dependent Channel Performance in Long Haul WDM Systems and Its Usage in All Optical Networks," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper JThB2.
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