We investigate the performance of OFDM-modulated signals in spectrum-sliced elastic optical path network. We analyze the filtering characteristics and the guard band for multi-node transmission. The architecture increases spectral efficiency over the current WDM systems.
© 2009 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2360) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics links and subsystems
(060.1155) Fiber optics and optical communications : All-optical networks
B. Kozicki, H. Takara, T. Yoshimatsu, K. Yonenaga, and M. Jinno, "Filtering Characteristics of Highly-Spectrum Efficient Spectrum-Sliced Elastic Optical Path (SLICE) Network," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper JWA43.
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