Techno-Economic Analysis of Carrier Sources in Slice-able Bandwidth Variable Transponders

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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Imran, Muhammad (Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy)
Errico, A. D. (Ericsson, Pisa, Italy)
Lord, Andrew (BT Research Labs, Ipswich, UK)
Poti, Luca (CNIT Pisa, Italy)

Different carrier source implementation strategies in sliceable bandwidth variable transponders have been compared in terms of cost and power consumption. A reduction factor up to 4 has been obtained through novel centralized carrier source schemes.