Novel Design of Very Long, High Capacity Unrepeatered Raman Links

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Puc, A.; Chang, D.; Pelouch, W.; Perrier, P.; Krishnappa, D.; Burtsev, S. (Xtera Communications, 500 W. Bethany Drive, suite 100, Allen, TX 75013, USA)

An L-band Raman link concept is analyzed numerically and validated experimentally by transmission of 10x43 Gb/s DPSK channels over 466 km and 82 dB loss, a record capacity for UR links longer than 400 km.