Advantage of Reach-Dependent Capacity in Optical Networks Enabled by OFDM

Conference: Photonische Netze - 10. ITG-Fachtagung
05/04/2009 - 05/05/2009 at Leipzig, Germany

Proceedings: Photonische Netze

Pages: 5Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Schuster, Matthias (Technische Universität Berlin, Institut f. Hochfrequenztechnik und Photonik)
Bocoi, Adriana; Kiese, Moritz (Technische Universität München, Lehrstuhl für Kommunikationsnetze)
Rambach, Franz; Spinnler, Bernhard (Nokia Siemens Networks GmbH & Co. KG, München)
Bunge, Christian-Alexander (Hochschule für Telekommunikation Leipzig, Deutsche Telekom AG)

Orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing allows implementing reach-dependent transmission capacity. The advantage of such an approach in optical networks is presented for two different network scenarios.