OSA's Digital Library

Journal of Lightwave Technology

Journal of Lightwave Technology

| A JOINT IEEE/OSA PUBLICATION

  • Vol. 29, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 2011
  • pp: 1326–1334

Impact of Inter-Channel Nonlinearities on the Planning of 25–100 Gb/s Elastic Optical Networks

Olivier Rival, Gustavo Villares, and Annalisa Morea

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 29, Issue 9, pp. 1326-1334 (2011)


View Full Text Article

Acrobat PDF (1044 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations
  • Export Citation/Save Click for help

Abstract

In this paper, we examine how typical transmission systems can be made tunable in datarate, up to 100 Gb/s, through modulation-format versatility. We investigate through extensive numerical simulations the available reach versus datarate, taking in particular into account the nonlinear interaction between channels in this mixed-format context. We show how these versatile transmission systems can be used to design a so-called elastic optical network in which the datarate of a wavelength is adapted to both the traffic that needs to be transported and the amount of physical impairments that need to be overcome. We examine the benefits of such elastic optical networks in the case of a European backbone network, showing that elastic architectures outperform fixed-rate networks by up to 21% in terms of required number of opto-electronic interfaces.

© 2011 IEEE

Citation
Olivier Rival, Gustavo Villares, and Annalisa Morea, "Impact of Inter-Channel Nonlinearities on the Planning of 25–100 Gb/s Elastic Optical Networks," J. Lightwave Technol. 29, 1326-1334 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/jlt/abstract.cfm?URI=jlt-29-9-1326


Sort:  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset

References

  1. Y. Zhang, P. Chowdhury, M. Tornatore, B. Mukherjee, "Energy efficiency in telecom optical networks," Commun. Surveys Tuts. PP, 1-18 (2010).
  2. E. Desurvire, "Capacity demand and technology challenges for lightwave systems in the next two decades," J. Lightw. Technol. 24, 4697-4710 (2006).
  3. R. Tkach, "Scaling optical communications for the next decade and beyond," Bell Labs Tech. J. 14, 3-9 (2010).
  4. G. Shen, R. S. Tucker, "Energy-minimized design for IP over WDM networks," IEEE/OSA J. Opt. Commun. Netw. 1, 176-186 (2009).
  5. B. Ramamurthy, "Transparent versus opaque versus translucent wavelength-routed optical networks," Proc. OFC (1999) pp. 59-61.
  6. A. Nag, "Optical network design with mixed line rates and multiple modulation formats," J. Lightw. Technol. 28, 466-475 (2010).
  7. C. Meusburger, "Optimizing the migration of channels with higher bitrates," J. Lightw. Technol. 28, 608-615 (2010).
  8. O. Rival, "Optical network planning with rate-tunable NRZ transponders," Proc. ECOC (2009).
  9. A. Klekamp, "Transparent WDM network with bitrate tunable optical OFDM transponders," Proc. OFC (2010).
  10. B. Teipen, "Adaptive optical transmission for dynamic optical networks," Proc. ICTON (2010).
  11. O. Rival, "Elastic optical networks with 25–100 G format-versatile WDM transmission systems," Proc. OECC .
  12. J. Renaudier, "Investigation on WDM nonlinear impairments arising from the insertion of 100-Gb/s coherent PDM-QPSK over legacy optical networks," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 21, 1816-1818 (2009).
  13. D. van der Borne, "POLMUX-QPSK modulation and coherent detection: The challenge of long-haul 100 G transmission," Proc. ECOC (2009).
  14. C. Fludger, "Coherent equalization and POLMUX-RZ-DQPSK for robust 100-GE transmission," J. Lightw. Technol. 26, 64-72 (2008).
  15. G. Charlet, "Coherent detection associated with digital signal processing for fiber optics communication," C. R. Phys. 9, 1012-1030 (2008).
  16. M. Kuschnerov, F. Hauske, K. Piyawanno, B. Spinnler, M. Alfiad, A. Napoli, B. Lankl, "DSP for coherent single-carrier receivers," J. Lightw. Technol. 27, 3614-3622 (2009).
  17. E. Ip, J. Kahn, "Feedforward carrier recovery for coherent optical communication," J. Lightw. Technol. 25, 2667-2674 (2007).
  18. A. Bononi, "Which is the dominant nonlinearity in long-haul PDM-QPSK coherent transmissions?," Proc. ECOC (2010).
  19. E. Grellier, "Are multilevel pseudorandom sequences really needed to emulate highly dispersive optical transmission systems?," Proc. ECOC (2010).
  20. M. Joindot, "State of the art and future of WDM transmission," Ann. Telecommun. 58, 1725-1756 (2003).
  21. T. Zami, "The relevant impact of the physical parameter uncertainties when dimensioning an optical core transparent network," ECOC'08 (2008).
  22. J. G. Proakis, D. K. Manolakis, Digital Signal Processing: Principles, Algorithms and Applications (Prentice-Hall, 1995).
  23. C. Xie, "WDM coherent PDM-QPSK systems with and without inline optical dispersion compensation," Opt. Exp. 17, 4815-4823.
  24. A. Morea, O. Rival, "Advantages of elasticity versus fixed data-rate schemes for restorable optical networks," Proc. ECOC (2010).
  25. O. Rival, A. Morea, "Cost-efficiency of mixed 10-40-100 Gb/s networks and elastic optical networks," Proc. OFC (2011).

Cited By

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited