ROADM systems utilizing 4- and 9-degree broadcast-and-select or route-and-select architectures are studied experimentally with 120 Gb/s DP-QPSK transmission. Effects arising from passband narrowing and crosstalk accumulation due to non-ideal WSS filtering are considered concurrently.
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(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.2360) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics links and subsystems
(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing
M. M. Filer and S. Tibuleac, "N-degree ROADM Architecture Comparison: Broadcast-and-Select versus Route-and-Select in 120 Gb/s DP-QPSK Transmission Systems," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2014), paper Th1I.2.
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