Networks for 100 Gb/s transport are described including both short-reach and long-haul technologies. Some of the many technology trade-offs are discussed as they pertain to the primary driver: economics.
© 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
P. Magill, "System Technologies for 100G Transport Networks," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper OThR1.