Chromatic dispersion and OSNR monitoring in a WDM 40Gbit/s system

Konferenz: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
16.09.2007- 20.09.2007 in Berlin, Germany

Tagungsband: ECOC 2007

Seiten: 2Sprache: EnglischTyp: PDF

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Baker-Meflah, Lamia; Thomsen, Benn; Mitchell, John E.; Bayvel, Polina (Dept. of Electronic & Electrical Engineering, UCL (University College London), Torrington Place, London WC1E 7JE, United Kingdom)

A technique based on spectral analysis after frequency down-conversion for multi-impairment monitoring in 40Gbit/s multi-channel systems is proposed and experimentally demonstrated. The use of electrooptic down-conversion makes it cost effective for multi-channel operation.