Advances in Fibers and Transmission Line Technology for Long Haul Submarine Systems
Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria
Proceedings: ECOC 2009
Pages: 4Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Levring, Ole A. (OFS Fitel Denmark, Priorparken 680, 2605 Brøndby, Denmark)
Peckham, Dave (OFS, 2000 Northeast Expressway, Norcross GA, USA)
We review recent development of optical fibers for submarine networks. Further we discuss how new signal formats and increased bit rates change the requirements for fibers and challenge the balance between effective area and cable performance.