A 5-node metro core DWDM ring with 80x10Gb/s channels and 5x50 km SSMF fiber spans is demonstrated. Wavelength blocker based reconfigurable optical add/drop were used in the network and their performances were evaluated.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(060.2360) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics links and subsystems
Y. Chen and D. Al-Salameh, "Performance of Wavelength Blockers in 80x10 Gb/s Metro Core Add-Drop Network," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper JThE56.
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