Enhancement of 43Gb/s DPSK Transmission Though 66 Wavelength Selective Switches Using Adaptive Channel Shape Optimization

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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Jordan, M.; Granot, E.; Caspi, M.; Stav, Y.; Narkiss, N.; Ben-Ezra, S. (Finisar Israel, Nez Ziona, Israel)
Jordan, M.; Leuthold, J. (Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics, University of Karlsruhe, Germany)
Granot, E. (Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Ariel University Center of Samaria, Ariel, Israel)
Roelens, M.; Frisken, S.; Poole, S. (Finisar Australia, Sydney, Australia)

A 43Gb/s DPSK format data transmission is demonstrated through 66 Wavelength Selective Switches (WSSes). By optimizing the channel shape of one of the WSSes, the transmission distance was increased from 1600 km to 2640 km with improved BER.