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: PDF

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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.