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Journal of Optical Communications and Networking

  • Editors: K. Bergman and O. Gerstel
  • Vol. 4, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 2012
  • pp: B35–B41

Coherent 100G Field Trial Over Installed Fiber Links: Investigating Key Network Scenarios and Applications [Invited]

Yu Rong Zhou, Kevin Smith, Mark Wilkinson, Roger Payne, Andrew Lord, Tex Bennett, and Michael Frankel  »View Author Affiliations

Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 4, Issue 11, pp. B35-B41 (2012)

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We report a successful coherent 100G field trial over installed fiber links of a total of 769 km, investigating the performance of coherent technology for key network scenarios and applications including network upgrade, a new dispersion-compensation-module-less network design, polarization mode dispersion tolerance and support for alien wavelengths. In addition, we evaluated the end to end transport performance of 100GE and 10GE client signals.

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(060.1660) Fiber optics and optical communications : Coherent communications
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications

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Original Manuscript: May 31, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: August 25, 2012
Published: October 11, 2012

Yu Rong Zhou, Kevin Smith, Mark Wilkinson, Roger Payne, Andrew Lord, Tex Bennett, and Michael Frankel, "Coherent 100G Field Trial Over Installed Fiber Links: Investigating Key Network Scenarios and Applications [Invited]," J. Opt. Commun. Netw. 4, B35-B41 (2012)

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