The feasibility of multicast capable ROADM supporting optical multicast of any wavelength in any fiber is experimentally demonstrated. We implement fully-reconfigurable MC-ROADM, and evaluate multicasting performances by fully loading 40 x 10 Gb/s WDM signals.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.4255) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, multicast
H. S. Chung, S. H. Chang, S. S. Lee, and K. Kim, "Experimental Demonstration of Optical Multicast Using WSS Based Multi-Degree ROADM," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper JThA88.
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