Frequency Stability in Optical Networks: Challenges, Implementation and Implications

Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland

Proceedings: ECOC 2016

Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Radic, Stojan (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Jacobs School of Engineering, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA)

The role of frequency carrier stability in optical networks is discussed. We show that so-called nonlinear capacity limit for fiber transmission was established erroneously and has no physical basis in any optical network of practical interest.