Demonstration of Simultaneous OSNR and CD Monitoring using Asynchronous Delay Tap Sampling on an 800 km WDM Test Bed

Konferenz: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
20.09.2009 - 24.09.2009 in Vienna, Austria

Tagungsband: ECOC 2009

Seiten: 2Sprache: EnglischTyp: PDF

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Anderson, Trevor; Beaman, Dan; Li, Jonathan C.; Jerphagnon, Oliver (Monitoring Division Inc, 120 Jolimont Rd, Melbourne, VIC 3002 Australia)
Anderson, Trevor (National ICT Australia Ltd (NICTA), Victoria Research Laboratory)
Rouzic, Esther Le; Neddam, Frederic; Salaün, Suzanne (Orange Labs, Lannion, France)

We demonstrate simultaneous monitoring of OSNR and CD using asynchronous delay-tap sampling on a commercial WDM system. Accuracies of 0.5 dB for OSNR and 30 ps/nm for CD was obtained in the presence of ROADMs.