We experimentally investigate data protocol transparent 3x43Gb/s to 129Gb/s WDM-to-OTDM conversion based on an asynchronous retiming scheme, for buffer-less OTDM traffic grooming. We demonstrate worst-case power penalty of less than 3.5dB.
© 2009 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.1810) Fiber optics and optical communications : Buffers, couplers, routers, switches, and multiplexers
(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing
G. Zarris, P. Vorreau, D. Hillerkuss, S. K. Ibrahim, R. Weerasuriya, A. D. Ellis, J. Leuthold, and D. Simeonidou, "WDM-to-OTDM Traffic Grooming by Means of Asynchronous Retiming," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper OThJ6.
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