Channel-Allocation-Adaptive WDM Signal Observation Based on Sequential Ultrafast Field Sampling

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

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Ito, Fumihiko; Okamoto, Keiji; Tsubokawa, Makoto (NTT Access Network Service Systems Laboratories, NTT Corporation, 1-7-1, Hanabatake, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan 305-0805)
Sakamaki, Yohei; Hashimoto, Toshikazu (NTT Photonics Laboratories, NTT Corporation, 3-1 Wakamiya, Morinosato, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan 243-0198)

A novel technology for simultaneous WDM signal monitoring is presented based on ultrafast field sampling. Its adaptivity for channel allocation and/or channel bandwidth is unique and attractive as is its ultrafast nature.