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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 25 — Dec. 11, 2006
  • pp: 12049–12062

Robustness of 40 Gb/s ASK modulation formats in the practical system infrastructure

Erwan Pincemin, Antoine Tan, Aude Bezard, Alessandro Tonello, Stefano Wabnitz, Juan Diego Ania-Castañón, and Sergei Turitsyn  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 25, pp. 12049-12062 (2006)

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In this work, we analyzed by means of numerical and laboratory experiments the resilience of 40 Gb/s amplitude shift keying modulation formats to transmission impairments in standard single-mode fiber lines as well as to optical filtering introduced by the optical add/drop multiplexer cascade. Our study is a pre-requisite to assess the implementation of cost-effective 40 Gb/s modulation technology in next generation high bit-rate robust optical transport networks.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.4080) Fiber optics and optical communications : Modulation
(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: September 19, 2006
Revised Manuscript: November 20, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: November 21, 2006
Published: December 11, 2006

Erwan Pincemin, Antoine Tan, Aude Bezard, Alessandro Tonello, Stefano Wabnitz, Juan-Diego Ania-Castañòn, and Sergei Turitsyn, "Robustness of 40 Gb/s ASK modulation formats in the practical system infrastructure," Opt. Express 14, 12049-12062 (2006)

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